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April 17th  Public Auction in Westchester, NY

     Harmers International, Inc. of  New York will hold their next Public Auction on Saturday, April 17th 2021, at our offices in Yorktown Heights NY.

 The auction will begin at 1pm. 

An fantastic auction of over 500 lots - Highlights include:

·          Many lots of Harmer's famous "Collections & Various"

·         The William Gross Fancy Cancels.

·         Richard Maisel British Guiana .

 ·          The Smith Collection of Foreign

·            Much more.


 Viewing is available at our offices:

 • By Appointment any time observing COVID protocals. 

   Travel from the Croton-Harmon Train Station can be arranged.  

 • By Appointment (call 914.962.6900)










Current News

Harmers on the Move

     Keith Harmer is vaccinated and able to travel or meet you on-line.

 - call 914.962.6900 to arrange a date.


Often to the West Coast Florida - By Appointment

Call 212.532.3700

We are always willing to make arrangements to view your collection at your home or work location



We have several other trips penciled in, so feel free to call – we would love to see you.




Recent Events

Consignments are arriving for our Next Auction - call now

                    Mr. Keith Harmer has begun accepting consignments for his next Auction.  Early consignments are particularly encouraged for large or complex collections.  Please contact our offices at 212.532.3700  for more information or to schedule an appointment.   If you are in Europe - contact our London Office at (01144) 020 79893700 we will be happy to assist.  Please note that meetings at our London Office are by appointment only.

Harmer Family News

  Generations of collectors put their trust in the Harmer Family. 

Brandon Harmer is now an admitted attorney in New York State.

Mauritius Rediscovered by Robert Beech, the Curator of the British Library Philatelic Collections describes the key role the Harmer family played in the famous Post Office Mauritius issue.

Harmers is happy to support Joan Harmer and the British Empire Study Group in their monthly webinars. Visit BEstudygroup.org for a schedule.

Are you a club looking to conduct on line meetings? - Contact us for free assistance.









       Throughout the globe the Harmer family is synonymous with integrity, service, and top selling prices. We have unique services for a variety of clients.

SELLERS - have a menu of selling methods

     We offer our sellers a variety of ways to sell their collections one of which is bound to be suitable to a seller’s needs and preferences. We work with our clients to understand their needs and provide the information needed to select the most suitable method of sale.

     We offer our sellers a large variety of services to help our clients through every step of the selling process. We have developed services to help address those non tangible issues typically encountered by clients. From free consultations to help clients understand the value or significance of a collection, to commemorative sale documentation to help preserve the collection for friends and family, Harmers offers services you will not find elsewhere.

     We invite you to click on our SELLING OPTIONS and explore many of the unique services we have.

BUYERS - have reliable bidding methods and services

       Regardless of your buying level, Harmers offers a forum for you. In addition to the Live Public Auctions which Harmers is known for, we are introducing an continual on-line auction service for lots with a lower lot value. Irrespective of the amount or method of purchase, the same Harmer tradition of integrity applies. We strive to make purchasing safe, secure and a pleasurable experience.

     We have developed cutting edge technology to make our Live auctions accessible to all those interested, without the cost and time to attend the auction personally. Many businesses force clients to adapt to technology – not Harmers. We have studied the technological needs and capabilities of our clients and have worked with technology providers to adapt the technology to the clients.  

     Please click on our Buying Options to explore the services we offer for our buyers.

COLLECTORS – have trusted partners.

      We believe collectors are more than just a buyer/seller. In addition to traditional appraisal services offered by most companies, Harmers offers a forum to exhibit you collection on our web. We can assist with collection development, preparation and display as well as researching individual pieces.

      For over one hundred years the Harmer family has provided guidance with estate planning and dispute mediation. We offer advice and guidance for new collectors and support young philatelists. Soon we will be offering reprints of the original Harmer Stamp Hints in our new electronic news letter.

      Collectors should explore our Other Services in addition to the Buyers and Sellers sections of our Web site.


INSTITUTIONS – have our experienced staff

     Harmers understands the unique requirements of governments and large institutions. We have on staff a Government contract expert to insure any statutory compliance required. Harmers is uniquely prepared to conduct local, state and federal liquidations or to offer advise or proposals for bequeathed or archival materials.

     Governments and Institutions should contact Harmers International, Inc. or include us on your list to receive opportunity announcements. 


     The Harmer family has decades of service to the hobby which now includes use of our virtual meeting room and gallery. We make of staff available for club and classroom visits, to help the younger generation discover the pleasure historic insights stamp collecting can offer.

What ever your philatelic need is ….. Harmers is here to help!