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  • Writer's picturePete Berthoud

Pepys' and Castell Brothers Bridge & Whist Requisites

Updated: Aug 18, 2023

Bridge Sets, Caskets, Score Sheets, Blocks, Cards, Tablets, Pads and Win & Lose Cards.


This page will serve as a temporary catch-all for any Pepys or Castell Brothers Bridge & Whist Products. I don't actively collect these but occasionally find examples and when I do I'll add them here. See also products in the advertising supplement from "Complete Contract Bridge Simply Told" reproduced on its own page.


All playing cards mentioned also have their own dedicated pages.


Contract Bridge Scoring Tablet - No. 9a with pencil, circa 1933.

Contract Bridge Scoring Tablet - No. 9a, Front Cover

Contract Bridge Scoring Tablet - No. 9a, Front Cover


The ancient swastika symbol was used by the Nazi Party in Germany in 1933 but was not used in the official German flag until 1935.


Contract Bridge Scoring Tablet - No. 9a, Open

Contract Bridge Scoring Tablet - No. 92, Open


Contract Bridge Scoring Tablet - No. 92, Back Cover

Contract Bridge Scoring Tablet - No. 9a, Back Cover


Score Values for Auction and Contract Pepys Bridge Series No. 40


Auction and Contract Pepys Bridge Series No. 40 Front Cover

Auction and Contract Pepys Bridge Series No. 40 Front Cover


Auction and Contract Pepys Bridge Series No. 40 Open

Auction and Contract Pepys Bridge Series No. 40 Open


Auction and Contract Pepys Bridge Series No. 40 Back Cover

Auction and Contract Pepys Bridge Series No. 40 Back Cover



Contract Bridge Scoring Tablet - Pepys' Snow White, missing pencil, circa 1938.

Contract Bridge Scoring Tablet - Pepys' Snow White Cover

Contract Bridge Scoring Tablet - Pepys' Snow White Cover


The cover features an unumbered "4" Card from Pepys' Snow White First Edition.


Contract Bridge Scoring Tablet - Pepys' Snow White Cover Open

Contract Bridge Scoring Tablet - Pepys' Snow White Cover - Open



Progressive Whist - Table Score Card circa 1930


Progressive Whist - Table Score Card Front Cover

Progressive Whist - Table Score Card Front Cover


Progressive Whist - Table Score Card Back Cover

Progressive Whist - Table Score Card Back Cover


Progressive Whist - Table Score Card Inside

Progressive Whist - Table Score Card Inside


Progressive Whist - Table Score Card Castell Brothers Device/Logo detail

Progressive Whist - Table Score Card Castell Brothers Device/Logo detail



Bridge Casket 1930

You can read more about this casket and see more images of it here.



Bridge Casket 502B/56 Fabric covered, circa 1930

Bridge Casket 502B/56

Bridge Casket 502B/56

Bridge Casket 502B/56



Bridge Set, Grey/Green - Leather with 2 packs of Type I, Zodiac, Club Playing Cards, score cards missing, 4 pencils in a Zipped Leather Case, circa 1960s

Bridge Set, Grey/Green - Exterior

Bridge Set, Grey/Green - Exterior


Bridge Set, Grey/Green - Exterior

Bridge Set, Grey/Green - Exterior



Bridge Set, Brown - Real Calf Leather with 2 sealed packs of Type II, Zodiac, Club Playing Cards, score cards and 4 pencils in a Zipped Real Calf Leather Case, circa 1965

Bridge Set - Real Calf Leather, Exterior

Bridge Set, Brown - Real Calf Leather, Exterior


Bridge Set - Real Calf Leather, Interior

Bridge Set, Brown - Real Calf Leather, Interior



Bridge Set, Black - Real Calf Leather found with 2 packs of cards by a different maker and 4 pencils in a Zipped Real Calf Leather Case, circa 1965

Bridge Set, Black - Real Calf Leather, Exterior

Bridge Set, Black - Real Calf Leather, Exterior


Bridge Set, Black - Real Calf Leather, Interior

Bridge Set, Black - Real Calf Leather, Interior



Bridge Set, Blue- Plastic Vinyl with 2 packs of Type II, Zodiac, Club Playing Cards, score cards and 4 pencils in a Zipped Case, circa 1960s

Bridge Set - Vinyl, Exterior

Bridge Set, Blue - Vinyl, Exterior


Bridge Set - Vinyl, Interior

Bridge Set, Blue - Vinyl, Interior




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