• Peter Berthoud

Speed 6th Edition

Updated: Oct 16

Speed Card Game, 6th Edition, Pepys Series


First Published: 1958, Pepys Series Castell Brothers Ltd., St. Cross Street, London

Illustrator or Designer: Not credited but assistance acknowledged


Contents: 44 Cards + Rules Booklet


Speed 6th Edition Box Front With Title Card
Speed 6th Edition Box Front With Title Card

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


Speed 6th Ed cards, Aeroplanes: Wright Bros. Plane, Alcock & Brown Vickers Vimy, Vickers Armstrong “Spitfire”, “Viscount” Air Liner, Fairey “Rotodyne”, Bristol “Britannia”, R.A.F. Canberra B.8., Fairey “Delta 2”, English Electric “P.1.”

Speed 6th Ed cards, Aeroplanes: Wright Bros. Plane, Alcock & Brown Vickers Vimy, Vickers Armstrong “Spitfire”, “Viscount” Air Liner, Fairey “Rotodyne”, Bristol “Britannia”, R.A.F. Canberra B.8., Fairey “Delta 2”, English Electric “P.1.”.


Speed 6th Ed cards, Trains: “The Rocket”, “Golden Arrow”, “The Spirit of Progress”, “The Royal Scot”, The Royal Train in Rhodesia, Auckland-Rotorua Express “The Limited”, “The Blue Train”, “The Canadian”, “Flying Scotsman”

Speed 6th Ed cards, Trains: “The Rocket”, “Golden Arrow”, “The Spirit of Progress”, “The Royal Scot”, The Royal Train in Rhodesia, Auckland-Rotorua Express “The Limited”, “The Blue Train”, “The Canadian”, “Flying Scotsman”.


Speed 6th Ed cards, Ships: “Cutty Sark”, “Blue Bottle” owned by Duke of Edinburgh, H.M. Yacht “Britannia”, “Empress of Britain”, Queen Elizabeth”, H.M.S. “Gay Dragoon”, H.M.S. “Ark Royal”, H.M.S. “Vanguard”

Speed 6th Ed cards, Ships: “Cutty Sark”, “Blue Bottle” owned by Duke of Edinburgh, H.M. Yacht “Britannia”, “Empress of Britain”, Queen Elizabeth”, H.M.S. “Gay Dragoon”, H.M.S. “Ark Royal”, H.M.S. “Vanguard”.


Speed 6th cards, Motors: “Tourist Trophy Race 1905”, “Capt. Eyston’s “Thunderbolt”, “Railton” John Cobb, “Mercedes”, “Maserati”, “Aston Martin”, “Jaguar”

Speed 6th cards, Motors: “Tourist Trophy Race 1905”, “Capt. Eyston’s “Thunderbolt”, “Railton” John Cobb, “Mercedes”, “Maserati”, “Aston Martin”, “Jaguar”.


Speed 6th Ed cards, Athletes: Gordon Pirie, Derek Johnson, Diane Leather, Chris Chataway, Brian Hewson, John Disley

Speed 6th Ed cards, Athletes: Gordon Pirie, Derek Johnson, Diane Leather, Chris Chataway, Brian Hewson, John Disley.


Speed 6th Ed cards: Lightning, Extra Turn

Speed 6th Ed cards: Lightning, Extra Turn



The pack featured here was part of Rex Pitts' personal collection.



Game & Version Details





Speed 6th Ed - Card Back



Speed 6th Ed - Rules Front



​Speed 6th Ed - Rules Contents



​Speed 6th Ed - Rules Acknowledgements



Speed 6th Ed - Rules Back



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