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It's a fine lens, just not as good as the better lenses, mine has some strong CA in high contrast situations, other than that, it's small, it's very close in size to my SSC 24/2.8 and 50/1.4, they actually make a nice compact trio, much smaller than my Rokkor 28/2.5, 58/1.2, 85/1,7 set.
I'm actually trying to determine if Canon made an FD 85/1.8 before the SSC, I'm finding it hard to find any pictures or proof of one, I want to put together a 24/2.8, 50/1.4, 85/1.8 set of silver nose lenses, I'm thinking there is no silver nose, but...Show more →
EDIT: Just re-read your question, are you specifically talking about a version of FD before SSC?
I owned and sold one - Search for Canomatic Super R 85mm. Beautiful lens with Preset aperture. Used it on my X-T1 when I had it. You can read more about it if interested in this thread I had created at that time.
I got lucky on eBay with a bunch of Canon stuff (Camera and 2 Lenses, including this one) for under $50. Later the lens alone sold for 10X. Rare lens for sure.