Originally Posted by quattrogmbh
I had the same problem with a NATO tax free car. It too was a UK car with a V5 but it said on the V5 something like Manufactured 2007, First registered 2008, Number of previous keepers unknown and it was that statement which was confusing dealers on trade in.
I called DVLA and they have a special investigations dept who sorted it all out.
When you say 'sorted it all out' what exactly do you mean?? Did they just update the online systems or replace the V5?? Might try to call them on Monday.