Great Britain

 

Great Britain

 

Vehicle registration document of Great Britain – old version

This document has not been issued since March 1997, but is still valid.
Point Explanations:
1 Date of issue
2 Date of first registration
3 VRN
4 Vehicle Identification Number
5 Engine Number
Reaction to UV Light (Recto)
Description:  
Watermark: See image
Document number: One or 2 letters in plain printing and 7 numbers in letterpress printing
Reaction to UV light: The black heading texts and document number become fluorescent and green, grain visible – see image
Print quality: Iris printing, the upper and lower edges are perforated.
Watermark
This document was introduced in March 1997.
Point Explanations:
1 Date of issue
2 Date of first registration
3 VRN
4 Vehicle Identification Number
5 Engine Number

 

Watermark
UV Photograph
Description:  
Watermark: “DVLA” inside a triangle – see image
Document number: 2 letters in plain printing and 7 letters in letterpress printing
Reaction to UV light: The paper remains dark, the black text, the outlines and the document number become fluorescent and green, grain becomes visible » See image
Print quality: The upper and lower edges are perforated
Miscellaneous: “”When a vehicle is purchased the upper part of the original vehicle registration document is forwarded to the DVLA so that the vehicle can be (re)registered to the (new) owner.
The purchaser retains the V 5/2 (bottom part) as proof of purchase. This document may be used in place of the vehicle registration document for two months and is also valid for journeys outside the United Kingdom.”
(Source: German Embassy, London, GPI Waidhaus)
(Original size DIN A 4)
Inside pages(when unfolded, original size DIN A 3)
Watermark

UV Photographs

Close-up view of the outer pages
Page 3
Page 2
Close-up view of Page 2

The background printing is partly in block and partly dot matrixed

With micro lettering at the bottom of page 2

Close-up image of the document number
Letters in plain printing – Digits in letterpress printing

                                               

Description:  
Watermark: “DVL”, alternately light and dark – see image
Document number: 2 letters in plain printing and 7 letters in letterpress printing
Reaction to UV light: The paper remains dark, with green and yellow grains and various fluorescent areas  – see images
Print quality: Micro lettering. The background printing is partly in block and partly dot matrixed – see images, perforated edges

 

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