Fact # 17- Peking Hotel and philumenists (Matchbox collectors).
Soviet capital was proud of its hotels not without reason. The most central hotel «Moskva», the famous hotel “Leningradskaya” and, of course, Peking Hotel – to this day considered the bright images of XX century architecture. In 1962 an experimental factory “Balabanovskaâ» has released a of matchboxes series with pictures of famous hotels buildings which immortalizing in collections of philumenists nowdays. Today a matchbook with the Peking Hotel is hard to find, but you can look at this!