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  • Peter Berthoud

Win-A-Lot (1st & 2nd Editions)

Updated: Dec 30, 2022

Win-A-Lot, A Pepys Card Game


First Published: 1951 Pepys Series by Castell Brothers Ltd., St. Cross Street, London

Illustrator or Designer: Not Credited


Contents: 26 Cards, Indicator Board, 5 Counters (4 small, 1 large), 100 Share Certificates (20 each of 4 Companies), £1,720 in Pepys Currency + Rules Booklet


Win-A-Lot Box Top Front
Win-A-Lot Box Top Front

There are just 26 cards: 6 each for 4 companies, Oil, Diamonds, Gold, Rubber plus 1 Bull and 1 Bear card.


Win-A-Lot cards: The Bull and The Bear cards
Win-A-Lot cards: The Bull and The Bear cards

Win-A-Lot cards: Oil
Win-A-Lot cards: Oil

Win-A-Lot cards: Diamonds
Win-A-Lot cards: Diamonds

Win-A-Lot cards: Gold
Win-A-Lot cards: Gold

Win-A-Lot cards: Rubber
Win-A-Lot cards: Rubber


Win-A-Lot 1st Edition Share Certificates
Win-A-Lot 1st Edition Share Certificates

Win-A-Lot 2nd Edition Share Certificates
Win-A-Lot 2nd Edition Share Certificates

The only difference between the two edition's share certificates is that in the 2nd Edition the "5 Shares" certificates are distinguished by a white Number 5.


Win-A-Lot Indicator Boards, Counters and Pepys £1 coins.
Win-A-Lot Indicator Boards, Counters and Pepys £1 coins.

On the left is the 1st Edition Indicator Board with 4 small counters and 1 large counter, beneath that are 20 Pepys currency £1 coins. On the right is the 2nd Edition Indicator Board. Both editions used the same metal counters and coins. Paper currency changes colours from the 1st to 2nd editions. Both editions have exactly the same cards and boxes.



The small counters are the same as those used in Horsie-Horsie and the coins and large counter are the same as those used in Housing Drive.



Game & Version Details




​Win-A-Lot 1st Ed - Box Contents



​Win-A-Lot 1st Ed - Paper Currency



​​​Win-A-Lot 1st Ed - Rules Front



Win-A-Lot 1st Ed - Rules Back



​Win-A-Lot 2nd Ed - Box Contents



​Win-A-Lot 2nd Ed - Paper Currency


​​​​Win-A-Lot 2nd Ed - Rules Front


Win-A-Lot 2nd Ed - Rules Back



Win-A-Lot - Card Back



Win-A-Lot - Box Top Side



Win-A-Lot - Box Side Left



Win-A-Lot - Box Bottom Side



Win-A-Lot - Box Side Right


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