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  • Peter Berthoud

Speed 5th Edition

Updated: Jan 24

Speed Card Game 5th Edition, Pepys Series


First Published: 1954, Pepys Series by Castell Brothers Ltd., St. Cross Street, London

Illustrator or Designer: Not credited but assistance acknowledged


Contents: 44 Cards + Rules Booklet


Speed 5th Edition Box Front With Thumb Cut
Speed 5th Edition Box Front With Thumb Cut

There are 44 cards: 9 Aeroplanes, 9 Train, 8 Ships, 7 Motors, 6 Speedway, 4 Lightning Cards and 1 Extra Turn.


Speed 5th Ed cards, Aeroplanes: Wright Bros. Plane, de Havilland “Vampire”, The Fairey “Gyrodyne”, A.V. Roe “Avro 707”, Short Bros. Flying Boat “Sandringham”, Vickers Armstrong “Spitfire”, de Havilland “Comet”, The Vickers “Supermarine 535”, Bristol “Brabazon”

Speed 5th Ed cards, Aeroplanes: Wright Bros. Plane, de Havilland “Vampire”, The Fairey “Gyrodyne”, A.V. Roe “Avro 707”, Short Bros. Flying Boat “Sandringham”, Vickers Armstrong “Spitfire”, de Havilland “Comet”, The Vickers “Supermarine 535”, Bristol “Brabazon”.


Speed 5th Ed cards, Trains: “The Rocket”, “Golden Arrow”, “City of Los Angeles”, “Royal Scot”, Thanet Belle”, Broadway Limited”, “Orient Express”, “Blue Train”, “Flying Scotsman”

Speed 5th Ed cards, Trains: “The Rocket”, “Golden Arrow”, “City of Los Angeles”, “Royal Scot”, Thanet Belle”, Broadway Limited”, “Orient Express”, “Blue Train”, “Flying Scotsman”.


Speed 5th Ed cards, Ships: “Blue Bottle” owned by Duke of Edinburgh, “Cutty Sark”, “Orcades”, S.S. “Caronia”, Submarine, H.M.S. “Vanguard”, H.M.S. “Formidable”, “Queen Elizabeth”

Speed 5th Ed cards, Ships: “Blue Bottle” owned by Duke of Edinburgh, “Cutty Sark”, “Orcades”, S.S. “Caronia”, Submarine, H.M.S. “Vanguard”, H.M.S. “Formidable”, “Queen Elizabeth”.


Speed 5th cards, Motors: “Capt. Eyston’s “Thunderbolt”, “Jaguar” Tourist Trophy 1950, “Ferrari”, “Cooper” Stirling Moss, “B.R.M.”, “Tourist Trophy Race 1905”, “Railton” John Cobb

Speed 5th cards, Motors: “Capt. Eyston’s “Thunderbolt”, “Jaguar” Tourist Trophy 1950, “Ferrari”, “Cooper” Stirling Moss, “B.R.M.”, “Tourist Trophy Race 1905”, “Railton” John Cobb.


Speed 5th Ed cards, Speedway: Graham Warren - Birmingham, Tommy Price - Wembley, Norman Parker - Wimbledon, Oliver Hart - Bradford, Merv. Harding - Glasgow Ashfield, Jack Parker - Belle Vue

Speed 5th Ed cards, Speedway: Graham Warren - Birmingham, Tommy Price - Wembley, Norman Parker - Wimbledon, Oliver Hart - Bradford, Merv. Harding - Glasgow Ashfield, Jack Parker - Belle Vue .


Speed 5th Ed cards: Lightning, Extra Turn

Speed 5th Ed cards: Lightning, Extra Turn.



An overview of every edition of Speed can be found here.



Game & Version Details





Speed 5th Ed - Card Back



Speed 5th Ed - Rules Front



​Speed 5th Ed - Rules Contents



​Speed 5th Ed - Rules Acknowledgements



Speed 5th Ed - Rules Back



Games Advertised:

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Pepys Stationery



Speed 5th Ed - Box Back With Sample Card



Speed 5th Ed - Box Top



Speed 5th Ed - Box Side Left



Speed 5th Ed - Box Base



Speed 5th Ed - Box Side Right



​Speed 5th Ed - Box Front With Flap


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