Quote Originally Posted by RalphLambrecht View Post
this makes me think about an interesting test. i have a fe brand new and 40-year-old nikkors. i wonder how they compare.
I have nikkor 50/1.8 AF-D, nikkor-H 50/2, nikkor Ai 50/1.8 and nikkor-S 50/1.4

They are all very similar in contrast except nikkor-S which has lower contrast.