mtsteve wrote:I am understanding then that the "type" approval means model type and that the homologation code is a certification by an authority.
Correct. Have a browse on Tinternet for more info.
mtsteve wrote:Could you please provide me some more context on that subject.
Not sure there's much more to add, really Steve ... . But just for interest sake's, here's a scan from Ian's book of the "1985" homologation certificate. Looking closely, I note that this is in fact the updated version - from 1964!