About This Web Site and Terms of Its Use

This web site launched on October 28, 2002. It was born of a need to have a common forum for pre-Pro shot-glass collectors to meet, exchange ideas and news, and to trade glasses.  Thanks to the participation of the collecting community, has not only fulfilled these needs, it's also grown into a serious research tool for those interested in the history of the pre-Prohibition liquor industry and its participants.

By visiting pages on this site, you are agreeing to comply with the terms of use as explained below. (also known as is a not-for-profit internet web site provided for the benefit of anyone interested in pre-Prohibition shot glasses or the history of the liquor industry in the years leading up to Prohibition (ca. 1800-1920).


The primary mission of is educational. Our goal is to provide information at about the origins of the glasses and the people who created them.  By providing this information, we strive to promote further study of the old glasses and to foster pre-pro whiskey industry research and scholarship.


By providing links to other sites, does not guarantee, approve, or endorse the information or products available at these sites, nor does a link indicate any association with, or endorsement by, the linked site to


Unless noted otherwise, all material appearing on, including but not limited to articles, reviews, images, and compilations of material is copyrighted by Robin R Preston, P.O. Box 500039, Atlanta, GA 31150-0039. You are free to reproduce information for non-commercial ventures provided appropriate credit is given to and to the collectors who make this website possible.


Feedback, comments, suggestions, and contributions are always welcome.  Please contact the


All correspondence regarding this site should be addressed to the current glassmaster:

    Robin R Preston
    P.O. Box 500039
    Atlanta, GA 31150-0039
    Tel: (610) 931-5555


Copyright  2002-2009  All rights reserved.
Please contact the glassmaster with questions or comments