Canon FD 135/2.8 vs Zeiss C/Y 135/2.8 AE

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Canon FD 135/2.8 vs Zeiss C/Y 135/2.8 AE

Did someone tried both of them on the same camera (preferably A7RII/III)?

I have AE version of Zeiss and I like a lot about it but not weight

I have another relatively light 135/2.8 : Rolleinar MC, and while resolution seems to be quite good, micro-contrast on Zeiss is much better (surprise surprise!).

Canon FD 135/2.8 seems to be surprisingly light and claimed to be good and sharp.

How is it in comparison with Zeiss?

Should I waste time and money to buy one and test? Is it expected to be better than Rolleinar MC?

Anything else to consider, which would be lighter than Zeiss C/Y 135/2.8, but provide IQ comparable with Zeiss 135/2.8 AE ? (I guess MM version is unmatched with legacy glass).

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