• Peter Berthoud

Speed 8th Edition

Updated: Nov 23

Speed Card Game, 8th Edition, Pepys Series


First Published: 1963, Pepys Series by Castell Brothers Ltd., St. Cross Street, London

Illustrator or Designer: Not credited but assistance acknowledged


Contents: 44 Cards + Rules Booklet


Speed 8th Edition Box Front With Title Card
Speed 8th Edition Box Front With Title Card

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


Speed 8th Ed cards, Aeroplanes: Wright Bros. Plane, Alcock & Brown Vickers Vimy, Vickers Armstrong “Spitfire”, “Viscount” Air Liner, “Hawker” V.T.O. P1127, de Havilland “Comet” 4B, Vickers “Vanguard”, Avro Vulcan B.2., English Electric Lightning

Speed 8th Ed cards, Aeroplanes: Wright Bros. Plane, Alcock & Brown Vickers Vimy, Vickers Armstrong “Spitfire”, “Viscount” Air Liner, “Hawker” V.T.O. P1127, de Havilland “Comet” 4B, Vickers “Vanguard”, Avro Vulcan B.2., English Electric Lightning.


Speed 8th Ed cards, Trains: “The Rocket”, “Golden Arrow”, “The Spirit of Progress”, “The Caledonian”, The Royal Train in Rhodesia, Auckland-Rotorua Express “The Limited”, “The Blue Train”,  “The Canadian”, “Flying Scotsman”

Speed 8th Ed cards, Trains: “The Rocket”, “Golden Arrow”, “The Spirit of Progress”, “The Caledonian”, The Royal Train in Rhodesia, Auckland-Rotorua Express “The Limited”, “The Blue Train”, “The Canadian”, “Flying Scotsman”.


Speed 8th Ed cards, Ships: “Cutty Sark”, “Blue Bottle” owned by Duke of Edinburgh, H.M. Yacht “Britannia”, “Empress of Britain”, Queen Elizabeth”, TRAMONTANA, H.M.S. “Victorious”, H.M.S. “Dreadnought”

Speed 8th Ed cards, Ships: “Cutty Sark”, “Blue Bottle” owned by Duke of Edinburgh, H.M. Yacht “Britannia”, “Empress of Britain”, Queen Elizabeth”, TRAMONTANA, H.M.S. “Victorious”, H.M.S. “Dreadnought”.


Speed 8th cards, Motors: “Tourist Trophy Race 1905”, “Capt. Eyston’s “Thunderbolt”, “Railton” John Cobb, “Cooper Climax” Stirling Moss, B.R.M. Graham Hill, “Aston Martin”, “Jaguar”

Speed 8th cards, Motors: “Tourist Trophy Race 1905”, “Capt. Eyston’s “Thunderbolt”, “Railton” John Cobb, “Cooper Climax” Stirling Moss, B.R.M. Graham Hill, “Aston Martin”, “Jaguar”.


Speed 8th Ed cards, Animals: Lion 50 mph, Giraffe 22/25 mph, Racehorse 45/50mph, Cheetah 70mph, Rhinoceros 25/28 mph, Greyhound 36 mph

Speed 8th Ed cards, Animals: Lion 50 mph, Giraffe 22/25 mph, Racehorse 45/50mph, Cheetah 70mph, Rhinoceros 25/28 mph, Greyhound 36 mph.


Speed 8th Ed cards: Lightning, Extra Turn

Speed 8th Ed cards: Lightning, Extra Turn



Game & Version Details





Speed 8th Ed - Card Back



Speed 8th Ed - Rules Front



​Speed 8th Ed - Rules Contents



Speed 8th Ed ​- Rules Acknowledgements



Speed 8th Ed - Rules Back



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Trains



Speed 8th Ed - Box Back



Speed 8th Ed - Box Top



Speed 8th Ed - Box Side Left



Speed 8th Ed - Box Base


Envelope Style



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