Halina Pet

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The Halina PET is a simple viewfinder camera made by Haking in Hong Kong in the Early 1960's. Like many Haking products of the era, it is stamped 'Empire Made'

It is a three zone focus viewfinder camera. It has a choice of 2 shutter speeds 1/50 (I) or Bulb (B) selected by a switch. A second switch moves between 3 waterhouse aperture settings marked Dull, Bright & Sunny which are f/8, f/11 & f/16 respectively[1]. The viewfinder is simple with no parallax markings.

The camera has a PC sync socket for flash with Cold shoe mount and is threaded for cable. It was supplied with a lens hood


  1. The Chemist & Druggist March 1963 a UK Pharmacy trade Magazine viewable at archive.org