You should buy the emblems etc. repro. Taillight bezels too. Other pot metal items like hood birds, hood rockets, speedo bezels, other interior pot metal, grille bars and grille surrounds, etc. are better off rechromed than repro if you can find good cores that don't have pitting or at least minimal pitting. And if you have a good chrome shop.
Same for 57 taillight housings. And I'm sure there's more, like Nomad parts.
Reason is the originals fit better. On the other hand finding good cores is real hard too. So you do what you have to do.
If you have good cores the cost is about the same to replate as it is to buy new repro. Paying a lot for a good core and then replating makes it more expensive than repros, but the parts may fit better too.
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