I decided to color sand the rear fender, it has a few defects but is a solid 3 footer, maybe even a 2 ½ footer.
Here is the clear coat after 600, 1000, and 1200
Then machine sanded using a wool disc and rubbing compound, followed by machine polishing with compound and a foam pad. A little wax and it is good to go.
Hard to believe one is 65 years old and one is new:
Made the first of two large saw horses so I can put the bed together.