Updated: Nov 29, 2022
Combat, Pepys Series
First Published: circa 1939, Pepys Series
Illustrator or Designer: Not Credited but "issued with permission of the publishers of 'Jutland' ".
Contents: A printed envelope/postal wrapper containing 2 Rules Sheets and 2 identical Playing Pads. Nb. There are two versions with subtle differences.
Combat Version 1- Envelope Front
Combat Version 1 - Rules Sheet
Combat Version 1 - Worked Example of play on the rear of Rules Sheet
The double-sided sheets in the playing pads are unfilled versions of the worked example above.
Combat Version 1- Envelope Back
Combat Version 2 - Envelope Front
In version 2 the price is boldly displayed and the number of games has dropped from 32 to 30.
Combat Version 2 - Rules Sheet
At the bottom of the rules sheet in Version 2 is the line " 'Combat' is issued by permission of the publishers of 'Jutland' ". The game of Jutland is almost identical to Combat and was published in pad form in the 1920s and in board game format in 1955.
Jutland by H.P.Gibson circa 1925.
Combat Version 2- Envelope Back
Neither version of the game bears an address nor a mention of Castell Brothers.