Originally Posted by TheFlyingCamera
They never made a 3 1/2" Verito in any 35mm mount, or a Cooke Portrait with the knuckle-duster soft-focus adjustment.
Minolta made the 85/2.8 "Varisoft", a lens with spherical aberration control, which I imagine can be used for the kind of results the Cooke Portrait would deliver.
http://www.rokkorfiles.com/85mm%20Page%201.htm (scroll down to the Varisoft lens).
Not a cheap lens though
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