This basedrum pedal and corresponding publication were both released in 1969 and the pedal is in good used condition and is perfectly playable in a professional setting.
Family member (also a musician) owned it.
Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. Based on the photographs and description provided, the subject of this appraisal is a Slingerland Epic Bass Drum Pedal with a red frame and including a publication dating the piece reasonably to 1969. The pedal appears to be in good used condition, including its spring and felt. The original paint is in good condition with only minor wear noted.
According to the current owner, the piece was acquired via inheritance. Slingerland Epic pedals are not frequently found in traditional auction settings. The closest comparables are recorded sales on secondhand marketplaces such as Reverb and eBay.
In consideration of the factors noted, a Fair Market Value (pre-auction estimate) of this piece based on comparables observed in the market would be estimated at $50 to $100.