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  • Peter Berthoud

Snooker

Updated: Dec 27, 2022

Snooker, Pepys Series


First Published: circa 1940, Pepys Series

Illustrator or Designer: Not Credited

Contents: A printed envelope/postal wrapper containing 2 Rules Cards and 2 identical Playing Pads.


Snooker - Envelope Front
Snooker - Envelope Front

Snooker Rules Card
Snooker Rules Card

Snooker - Worked Example of play on the rear of Rules Sheet
Snooker - Worked Example of play on the rear of Rules Card

The double-sided sheets in the playing pads are unfilled versions of the worked example above.

Snooker - Envelope Back with Advertisements
Snooker - Envelope Back with Advertisements

The game bears no address and there is no mention of Castell Brothers but the bust of Samuel Pepys on the envelope's rear has the wording "And so to write - Pepys Stationery" on the plinth.

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