Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE., United Kingdom
DoneMon, Oct 3, 2016 5:00 PM GMT
THE BERT STERN/BILL RAY AUCTION.
An auction of photos from two of America's finest photographers. Bert Stern famous for 'The last sitting' Marilyn's photoshoot six weeks before she passed, and Bill Ray famous for the photo of Marilyn singing to the President in 1962.
Auction & Auctioneer Information
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE., UK
One week before auction.
Terms & Conditions
PLEASE NOTE THIS AUCTION WILL BE HOSTED FROM THE USA. ITEMS WILL BE SENT FROM THE UK AND THE SHIPPING COST WILL BE BASED ON DELIVERY FROM THE UK. PAYMENT FOR THIS AUCTION ONLY CAN BE MADE IN US DOLLARS OR GREAT BRITISH POUNDS. Terms and Conditions. All Sales are Final. The Sales of Goods Act does not apply to this auction. WE DO NOT ACCEPT RETURNS. By submitting your bid, you agree that: You have read and agree with the Auctioneer Terms and Conditions below. SIMON PARRS AUCTIONS LTD - TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully as they constitute a legally binding contract between the Seller and SIMON PARRS AUCTIONS LTD. SIMON PARRS AUCTIONS LTD will not accept any alterations of these Terms and Conditions or any variation unless they have been agreed in writing by SIMON PARRS AUCTIONS LTD. 1. Definitions. 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