Collectable Cities - 'Beefeater' London


First Edition Collectable London Art Toys - our Beefeater comes beautifully packaged along with his Raven, measuring 10.5cm tall and ready to brighten up your bookshelf. Includes a limited edition collector card.

Back in Tudor times, Henry VIII sent some of his guards to the Tower of London to mind prisoners and protect the Crown jewels. Formally named Yeoman Warders, they enjoyed perks like beef from the King’s table (hence the nickname). The job description now includes a fabulous wardrobe, heavy keys, smiling for the camera, and keeping the resident ravens happy - for the story goes that the kingdom shall fall should the ravens leave the fortress.