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Beatrix Potter's Rummy - Gibsons Editions

Beatrix Potter's Rummy, Pepys Series


First Published: 1984, by Gibsons Games, Littlers Close, London SW19

Illustrator or Designer: Beatrix Potter/Frederick Warne & Company


Contents: 44 Cards + Folded Rules Sheet


Beatrix Potter's Rummy Box Front

Beatrix Potter's Rummy 1984 - Box Front


Beatrix Potter's Rummy is based on Potter's illustrations of several of her most popular characters, Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle Duck, Jeremy Fisher, Squirrel Nutkin, Mrs Tiggy WInkle and Tom Kitten.


Each of the 7 characters is depicted in 2 different illustrations and there are 3 cards for each illustration. In addition there are 2 Signpost Cards.


Beatrix Potter's Rummy Cards: Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny, Jeremy Fisher and Jemima Puddle Duck.

Beatrix Potter's Rummy Cards: Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny, Jeremy Fisher and Jemima Puddle Duck.


Beatrix Potter's Rummy Cards: Squirrel Nutkin, Mrs Tiggy Winkle, Tom Kitten and 2 Signpost cards.

Beatrix Potter's Rummy Cards: Squirrel Nutkin, Mrs Tiggy Winkle, Tom Kitten and 2 Signpost cards.


Beatrix Potter's Rummy was a one of two completely new Beatrix Potter themed games issued by Gibsons when they took over Pepys brand in 1984, the other game being Peter Rabbit Snap.


The first Gibsons edition of 1984 had red card backs and rules. Later editions used green card backs and rules. The card faces are the same in all editions except for the Signpost cards.


In the 1984 version there is no copyright attribution to either card. In the later version 1 of the 2 Signpost cards is marked "© F.W. and Co." in the lower left corner, as below.

The Signpost cards from a pack of Beatrix Potter's Rummy c 1991.

The Signpost cards from a pack of Beatrix Potter's Rummy c 1991.


Other differences are detailed below.


Game & Version Details

Beatrix Potter's Rummy ​1984 Edition

Beatrix Potter's Rummy ​Later Editions


Box Front The Box Front does not feature the Trademark symbol.

Box Front

The Box Front does not feature the Trademark symbol.


  Box Front The Box Front has ™ after Beatrix Potter's name.

Box Front

Brighter Print

The Box Front has ™ after Beatrix Potter's name.


Card Back Red The copyright attribution is "© F.W. and Co. Ltd 1984"

Card Back Red

The copyright attribution is "© F.W. and Co. Ltd 1984"


  Card Back Green The copyright attribution is "© F.W. and Co."

Card Back Green

The copyright attribution is "© F.W. and Co."

​  Rules Front Red The Rules Front Cover does not feature the Trademark symbol.   The copyright attribution is to "F.W. and Co. Ltd 1984"

Rules Front Red

The Rules Front Cover does not feature the Trademark symbol.


The copyright attribution is to "F.W. and Co. Ltd 1984"


  Rules Front Green The Rules Front Cover does not have ™, for Trademark, after Beatrix Potter's name.  The copyright attribution is "F.W. and Co. "

Rules Front Green

The Rules Front Cover does not have ™, for Trademark, after Beatrix Potter's name.


The copyright attribution is "F.W. and Co. "


  Rules Back Red The address for Gibsons Games is Littlers Close, London SW19

Rules Back Red

The address for Gibsons Games is Littlers Close, London SW19


Rules Back Green The address for Gibsons Games is London SW19

Rules Back Green

The address for Gibsons Games is London SW19


Box Back, Dark Green No barcode. Copyright attribution is "Frederick Warne & Co Ltd 1984". The box top is vented.

​Box Back, Dark Green

No barcode.

Copyright attribution is "Frederick Warne & Co Ltd 1984".

The box top is vented.


  Box Back, Dark Green There is a barcode. Copyright attribution is "Frederick Warne & Company".  Unvented.

Box Back, Dark Green

There is a barcode.

Copyright attribution is "Frederick Warne & Company".

Unvented.


Box Top The box is vented.

Box Top

The box is vented.


Box Top Unvented

Box Top

Unvented


Box Base

Box Base



  Box Base The Gibsons Games Logo is rotated 180 degrees on the later box.

Box Base

The Gibsons Games Logo is rotated 180 degrees on the later box.

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Top Flap Slight difference in cut.

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Slight difference in cut.


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