What is the difference between the two lenses pictured below? They are both same brand, same focal length, etc.... The only thing is the color of the Schneider font on them is different. Is one of them older production, perhaps? Are there any other differences?

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and this one:

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  • \$\begingroup\$ are they fisheye lenses or lens adapters? \$\endgroup\$
    – bearmohawk
    Commented Apr 3, 2018 at 19:43
  • \$\begingroup\$ These are kind of Portrait lenses for Large Format cameras ... \$\endgroup\$
    – Brandon
    Commented Apr 3, 2018 at 19:56
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    \$\begingroup\$ Aside from the color used to brand the lenses, why do you believe that there's a difference at all? \$\endgroup\$
    – Caleb
    Commented May 4, 2018 at 14:41

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Did some research on other forums, looks like the second one in the pictures above is newer. They also said higher serial number is also another way to tell.


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