Lenses from the early-to-mid part of the 20th century had really awesome names. Names that sound like they came from a NASA catalog. Names like the titles of Philip K. Dick novels or Tarkovsky movies.
Some of these lenses are also very very good lenses, or very rare, and sometimes both. They have become legendary in certain super small circles of gearheads and photo nerds - but they’re practically unknown otherwise.
These lenses with their great names and cult followings deserve the rockstar treatment - as murtch.