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About Shot Glasses

Even before you were a twinkle in your mother's eyes, someone in a bar somewhere was throwing back shots of vodka and crying over a woman who was not worth the trouble. Old shot glasses have stories to tell. For this and other reasons, they are popular collectors' item. Vintage shot glasses, like those from the pre-Prohibition era, are pieces of history. Others commemorate events, anniversaries, or holidays, like the Coca-Cola Christmas shot glasses that came out every year from 1977 to 1988. The fun of hunting down every piece in a set like this one is what gets shot glass collectors addicted to the hobby. Finding shot glasses used to be a matter of visiting every antique shop in a 100-mile radius, but thanks to the Internet, you can get your fix by browsing online. eBay has a huge selection of shot glasses of all kinds as well as accessories like a shot glass display case for anyone bitten by the shot glass bug.