Dornier Do B Merkur                                  (c/n  87)


                                        The Merkur was a development of the Do P Komet.  D-1102 was delivered to Deutsche Luft
                                        Hansa in 1928, and was named 'Edelmarder'.  It was one of some 30 owned by the carrier. This
                                        aircraft was later re-registered D-UDYF, and in 1936 it went to the German Air Ministry (RLM  -
                                        Reichsluftfahrtministerium).  The above photograph is courtesy of the Gunther Ott collection.