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Sony version of CV 21mm is out for a while, a great lens for its size:
Rolling Review: Voigtlander 21mm F3.5 Color-Skopar - phillipreeve.net
I would have like the m version style better...
Yep - modern optical design and mechanicals, vintage looks. My Heliar is solid, smooth and well-damped focus, feels good to use. No complaints with the optics, bokeh is smooth. Only odd thing IMHO on the Heliar is clickless aperture, takes a bit to get used to not changing aperture inadvertently. Hopefully the 21 and 35 don't have that.
The Ultron 35/2- stated to be more compact than the new 35/1.7. The latter was "retro" in that it looked like the 1950s Voigtlander lenses in Leica mount. The 1950s lenses were Prominent mount lenses in an adapter. I have the original Cosina Voigtlander Ultron 35/1.7, black paint thread mount version. Paid $325 with the M-Mount adapter, lightly used. The new lens would have to go very far to beat it for sharpness and compact design. The older lens (coming up on 20 years) is holding up well.

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