Originally Posted by mgb74
The Takumar lenses were/are very good. A 50mm 1.4 lens will be more desirable than the 1.8 or 2.0. Series (over time) went from Takumar to Super-Takumar to Super Multi Coated (SMC) Takumar.
The 50mm f/1.4 is a great standard lens, but its arguable that the 55mm f/1.8 is a bit sharper.
There is nothing, absolutely nothing, half so much worth doing, as simply messing about in boats