Castell Brothers Limited 1878 - 1983

industry:
Publisher,
Publisher of card games,
Publisher of stationery
Nationality:
British
based:
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

1878 - published stationery items 'Pepys Parchment', Valentine Cards and Christmas Cards;

1936 - following the success of the Disney film ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ Castell Brothers made their first card game using the brand name 'Pepys'.

about 1939 - took over Kum-Bak Sports titles.

located at 9/12 Bow Street, London WC2; also at 107 North Wallace Street, Glasgow, C4

Pepys also published standard playing cards which were usually printed by Alf Cooke (Universal Playing Card Co) or De la Rue;

Bruce Angrave and Racey Helps provided illustrations for Castell Bros.