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Did I buy my van as a private or trade sale?

I purchased a used van and would just like your opinion on whether it was a private or trade sale, as there is a major problem with it after just two weeks. It was advertised as a trade advert on the internet, and on the advert it has the trader's name and the receipt I have says "sold by - (traders name)." I also have the debit card receipt which shows the trader's name on it. I would definitely take this to be a trade sale, but have been told by an independent party it was a private sale because in the advert it says "We're selling this van for one of our customers". What would you make of this?

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Unless it was spectacularly cheap (trade price) then this was a retail sale and the dealer is liable. You did actually pay the dealer and get a receipt from him. You did not pay the dealer's customer.
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