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early 60’s “RELIC” WFL Speed King pedal

  • $ 35000


a late 50’s or very early 60’s “RELIC” WFL Speed King pedal 

VITALIZER reproduction connecting link.  original connecting link assembly included.

this is an “A STOCK” pedal and is in extremely good condition

original paint is remarkably intact and shows interesting texture.  not all the painting employees at WFL during this time period were experts—but the one who applied this paint certainly was.  no wear on footboard, which is very rare for WFL footboards.  all plated parts are in very, very good condition, especially the nickel plated grease caps.

shown with its original A STOCK era correct felt beater.  the nickel plating on this beater is incredibly strong and even.  felt is  perfectly round and has good density.  it is solid and doesn’t move, rattle or rotate.  other beaters available 

100% era correct original WFL pedal produced in Chicago, IL between 1957–60.


all pedals are meticulously restored with respect given to preserving original, factory condition while also implementing proprietary modifications which eliminate all side-to-side movement, metal-to-metal contact, squeaks, rattles, knocks and other noise to allow for reliable contemporary use.  
"RELIC" Speed King pedals receive restoration; extensive cleaning; proprietary modifications; respectful paint preservation & true mirror polishing of the footboard, grease caps, rocker, link, toe clamp, t-screws, spring adjustment screws, heel plate rod & heel plate washer.
your pedal and your satisfaction are guaranteed for life!
all pedals restored by VITALIZER DRUMS as well as all pedals restored in the past by Jesse of DrumMechanix are guaranteed for life.  we offer email & phone support.  if you ever have a problem with your pedal, we will fix it for free.  if you’re ever not satisfied with your pedal, we will buy it back*.

* restocking fee may apply