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Gas station for sale between $6,000 and $8,000 – but there’s a catch…

The Phillips auction in New York beginning on September 30 will not see the Shell station itself go under the hammer, but instead a 1977 photograph of it taken by renowned American photographer William Eggleston…

Eggleston’s image – carrying an estimate of between $6,000 and $8,000 – will be part of a 264-strong collection of fine art photographs, including work from the likes of Robert Frank, Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Richard Prince, Cindy Sherman, William Eggleston, Nobuyoshi Araki and Thomas Ruff.

Photo: William Eggleston, provided by Phillips

The auction will take place on 30 September and 1 October. For the full catalogue and further information, see