• Peter Berthoud

Secret Agent

Updated: Sep 4

Secret Agent, The Card Game With the Magic Monocle, Pepys Series


First Published: 1957, Pepys Series by Castell Brothers Ltd., St. Cross Street, London

Illustrator or Designer: Not Credited


Contents: 39 Cards, 1 Magic Monocle + Rules Booklet


Secret Agent Box Front With Title Card
Secret Agent Box Front With Title Card

The game has 1 Magic Monocle and 39 cards: 4 Master Agent, 5 Secret Agents, 5 Secret Plans, 5 Inns, 5, Trains, 5 Planes, 5 Cars, 5 M.T.B.s ( Motor Torpedo Boats).


Secret Agent cards: Master Agent and Secret Agents, Pedro, Pierre, Dick, Hans and Bill.

Secret Agent cards: Master Agent and Secret Agents, Pedro, Pierre, Dick, Hans and Bill.


Secret Agent cards: 5 each: Secret Plans, Inns, Trains, Planes, Cars, M.T.B.s ( Motor Torpedo Boats) .

Secret Agent cards: Secret Plans, Inns, Trains, Planes, Cars, M.T.B.s ( Motor Torpedo Boats).


Secret Agent: A secret message discovered with the Magic Monocle.
Secret Agent: A secret message discovered with the Magic Monocle.

Only one or two cards in each set with the border of "SAs" printed along the bottom, contains a hidden message. Messages can only be read by using the Magic Monocle, or possibly the outer wrapping of a Quality Street Strawberry Delight.


You can only win if none of your cards contains a message.



Game & Version Details




​Secret Agent - The Magic Monocle in action.



​Secret Agent - Card Back



​Secret Agent - Rules Front



​Secret Agent - Rules Back



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​Secret Agent - Box Back



​Secret Agent - Box Top



​Secret Agent - Box Side Left



​Secret Agent - Box Base



​Secret Agent - Box Side Right



​Secret Agent ​- Box Back With Flap