Which super fast legacy MF lens for A7?

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Which super fast legacy MF lens for A7?

In a few days I will have the A7 kit. I started this hobby in 2012 with the NEX cameras, and have grown used to technologies of this time (AF). So I am a 95% AF kind of guy. AF has it's quirks, but it is just another tool that you can make use of. I like to shoot typical snapshots or portraits.

I was thinking of picking up the Samyang 85mm F1.4 when it's out for e mount, then I realized that it's just like legacy lenses, manual focus and aperture. I am toying with the idea of using MF lenses to complement AF lenses.

At the moment I am thinking of getting a specialty normal lens ~50mm, to use while waiting for the FE55. I want to get something that will still have use even after I get the FE55, so I am eying super fast F1.2 lenses.

Locally there are people selling a Canon FD 55mm F1.2 Chrome nose, and Nikkor-S.C Auto 55mm f1.2 lens. I am wondering what other options do I have for this kind of novelty lenses?

Thank you for your time.

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