Small Nashville business buys 15,000 glasses for Monday’s solar eclipse

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A small Nashville business still has glasses for sale for Monday’s solar eclipse.

M and M Trade, a third party retailer to Amazon, purchased 15,000 pairs of glasses from American Paper Optics in Bartlett, Tennessee, on Wednesday.

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As of Thursday morning, the company had more than 8,000 pairs left that were being sold from a tent set up at 2218 Eighth Avenue South. The glasses are $5 a pair.

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Mark McPherson with M and M Trade told News 2 they sold 6,000 pairs of glasses to Ace Hardware on Wednesday.

He added the company did not want to sell their glasses on Amazon due to a recent recall.

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