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Viscount c/n 369

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Below are the 62 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 369 together with either the actual date that the photo was taken or an estimate of that date based on clues such as the livery worn or other background information.

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAB
June 1961

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at an unknown location in June 1961. Note the smart Volkswagen crew bus.

Photo source - Adrian M Balch collection

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAB
June 1962

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Fuhlsbuttel Airport, Hamburg, West Germany circa June 1962.

This is a Lufthansa publicity photo.

Photo source - Wolfgang Muehlbauer collection

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAB
June 1963

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Rhein-Main Airport, Frankfurt, West Germany in June 1963.

Photo source - Adrian M Balch collection

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAB
June 1964

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England circa June 1964.

Photo source - Dave Welch collection

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAB
July 1964

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Lohausen Airport, Düsseldorf, West Germany 21 July 1964 with all engines running.

Photo source - Ralf Manteufel

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAB
October 1964

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Kastrup Airport, Copenhagen, Denmark 24 October 1964.

Photo source - Bo-Göran Lundkvist

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAB
September 1965

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in September 1965.

Photo source - Paul Howard

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAB
August 1966

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Lohausen Airport, Düsseldorf, West Germany 31 August 1966.

Note the repostioned registration.

Photo source - Bill Bushell

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAB
September 1966

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Lohausen Airport, Düsseldorf, West Germany 19 September 1966.

Photo source - William J Armstrong via John F Ciesla

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAB
January 1967

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken departing from Mulhouse Airport, Basel, Switzerland 28 January 1967.

Photo source - Christoph Hartmann

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAB
February 1967

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken landing at Arlanda Airport, Stockholm, Sweden 1 February 1967 on runway 01.

Photo source - Lars Söderström

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAB
January 1969

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken arriving at Lohausen Airport, Düsseldorf, West Germany in January 1969 in a later livery.

Note the revised titles.

The outboard Rolls-Royce Dart engines have already been shut down.

Photo source - Peter Scharkowski

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Holzen-Ith Restaurant
D-ANAB
March 1970

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken shortly after its arrival at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, West Germany in March 1970 where it will be used as a restaurant near the entrance to a glider airfield.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Holzen-Ith Restaurant
D-ANAB
July 1992

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in July 1992.

It had been used as a restaurant near the entrance to a glider airfield.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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Holzen-Ith Restaurant
D-ANAB
August 1992

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany 17 August 1992.

It had been used as a restaurant near the entrance to a glider airfield.

Photo source - Chris Moltmann

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Holzen-Ith Restaurant
D-ANAB
August 1992

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany 17 August 1992.

It had been used as a restaurant near the entrance to a glider airfield.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
May 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in May 2002 while the aircraft was being dismantled for its move to Ricklingen, near Hannover, Germany.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
May 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in May 2002 while the aircraft was being dismantled for its move to Ricklingen, near Hannover, Germany.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
May 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in May 2002 while the aircraft was being dismantled for its move to Ricklingen, near Hannover, Germany.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
May 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in May 2002 while the aircraft was being dismantled for its move to Ricklingen, near Hannover, Germany.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
May 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in May 2002 while the aircraft was being dismantled for its move to Ricklingen, near Hannover, Germany.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
May 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in May 2002 while the aircraft was being dismantled for its move to Ricklingen, near Hannover, Germany.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
May 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in May 2002 while the aircraft was being dismantled for its move to Ricklingen, near Hannover, Germany.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
May 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in May 2002 while the aircraft was being moved to Ricklingen, near Hannover, Germany.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
May 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken near Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in May 2002 while the aircraft was being moved to Ricklingen, near Hannover, Germany.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
May 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken near Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in May 2002 while the aircraft was being moved to Ricklingen, near Hannover, Germany.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
May 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in May 2002 while the aircraft was being moved to Ricklingen, near Hannover, Germany.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
May 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in May 2002 while the aircraft was being moved to Ricklingen, near Hannover, Germany.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
May 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Holzen-Ith, near Eschershausen, Germany in May 2002 while the aircraft was being moved to Ricklingen, near Hannover, Germany.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
July 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 31 July 2002 after re-assembly and painting.

Photo source - Tim Corduan

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
July 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 31 July 2002 after re-assembly and painting.

Photo source - Tim Corduan

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
July 2002

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 31 July 2002 after re-assembly and painting.

Photo source - Tim Corduan

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
June 2003

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany in June 2003 now with titles on the starboard side only.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
June 2003

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany in June 2003.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
July 2003

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany in July 2003.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
August 2004

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 28 August 2004.

Photo source - Erik Frikke

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
August 2004

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 28 August 2004.

Photo source - Erik Frikke

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
August 2004

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1, near Hannover, Germany 28 August 2004.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
August 2004

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 28 August 2004.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
August 2004

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 28 August 2004.

Photo source - Markus Rheinlaender collection

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
June 2005

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany in June 2005.

Photo source - Survivors / Gatwick Aviation Society

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
January 2007

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 1 January 2007, now in a new livery.

Photo source - Google Earth

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
January 2007

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 1 January 2007 now in a new livery.

Photo source - Google Earth

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
October 2007

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 14 October 2007 now in a new livery.

Photo source - Tim Corduan

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
September 2012

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 8 September 2012.

Note the addition of the Greek and German flags to the forward fuselage.

It is still open for business.

Photo source - Clive Collins

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
September 2012

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 8 September 2012.

Note the addition of the Greek and German flags to the forward fuselage.

Photo source - Clive Collins

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
September 2012

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 8 September 2012.

Note the addition of the Greek and German flags to the forward fuselage.

Photo source - Clive Collins

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
September 2012

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 8 September 2012.

The cockpit is now occupied by two manekin pilots.

Photo source - Clive Collins

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
September 2012

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 8 September 2012.

A view of the smart cabin which had just opened for the day.

Clive did not have time to eat but they were happy to let him take some photos.

Photo source - Clive Collins

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
March 2014

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 1 March 2014.

Photo source - Manfred Poznanski

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAD
March 2014

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 1 March 2014.

A view of the smart rear cabin showing the bar area.

Photo source - Manfred Poznanski

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
March 2014

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 3 March 2014.

Photo source - Axel Janssen

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
October 2015

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 9 October 2015.

Photo source - Stephen Knight

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
October 2015

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 9 October 2015.

Photo source - Stephen Knight

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
October 2015

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 9 October 2015.

Photo source - Stephen Knight

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
October 2015

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 9 October 2015.

Photo source - Stephen Knight

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
June 2016

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 14 June 2016.

Photo source - Jeroen van Toor

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
April 2018

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 28 April 2018.

Photo source - Chris Overing

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
April 2018

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 28 April 2018.

Photo source - Chris Overing

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
July 2019

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 14 July 2019.

Photo source - Jon Wickenden

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
February 2020

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 3 February 2020.

Photo source - flyingaxel (flickr)

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Flugzeug Restaurant Silbervogel
D-ANAB
July 2021

Transferred from Holzen-Ith, near Escherhausen, Germany for use as a restaurant. Taken at Ricklingen, Mercedesstrasse 1 near Hannover, Germany 30 July 2021.

Photo source - Frank Jäger

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