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May 12th Public Auction in New York City    

     Harmers International, Inc. of  New York will hold their next Public Auction on Friday May 12th, 2017, at the Collectors Club in New York City.  The auction will begin at 1pm. 

This wonderful sale includes:

·         The “Ridgefield” Collection of probably the greatest selection of United States 20th Century Photographic Essays – most never seen before.  The finest offering of small die proofs that most likely have never been on the open market including Washington Bicentennials, Famous Americans, Commemoratives and Back of the Book with Zeppelins, 50c Century of Progress other Airs and Special Deliveries.

·         The “Denver” Collection of U.S. Postal History.

·         The Charles Gilmore Collection of Hong Kong.

·         The Artur Lurbs Collection of India and Postal History.

·         The “Montreal” Collection of 17th to 19th Century French letters and documents.

·         The remainder of the Sciaky Collections of Ethiopia & Romania stamps, postal history and forgeries.


PLUS  A selection of British North America stamps, postal history with:

·         The rarest stamp of Nova Scotia.

·         Cape of Good Hope with multiples.

·         A selection of World Wide Forgeries – strong in U.S.

·         1917 Kangaroo 2 ½ p deep indigo “1” missing error.

·         Back from 1946 – Six lots from the original F.D.Roosevelt Sale

·         And Harmers famous Collections and Various.

 Viewing is available at:

 •The Collectors Club in New York City  - May 11th   10am to 6pm 

   The Collectors Club in New York City  - May 12th   10am to end of auction  

 • By Appointment (call 914.962.6900)


  You are welcome to personally attend the auction, held at the Historic Collectors Club, 22 East 35th Street in New York City 10016 or bid on-line through Stamp Auction Network.

                        The Auction begins at 1pm EST









Current News

Harmers on the Move


Keith Harmer will be at the NY ASDA show:

 He will be visiting the show - call 914.962.6900 to meet with him.


July West Coast Florida - By Appointment

Brandon Harmer is in Chicago call 212.532.3700 or 312.809.8098

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

The May 2017 Sale contains six lots from the 1946 sale of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt 's stamp collection. A rare opportunity.

   Generations of collectors put their trust in the Harmer Family. 

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.








We happily accept Traditional Phone Bids

      We are a traditional firm and welcome traditional telephone bids during the auction.

  •    Call the office at #212-532-3700 and reserve an attendant for the auction.

                  You will need to provide us with your name and your contact phone numbers.  We recommend a minimum of two numbers, a primary and a back up.  You will also need to provide us with the lots or range of lots which you wish to be on the phone for.

  • Our office will confirm your information and you are all set.  Please call our office if your plas or contact information changes.

On the Day of the Auction

  • On the day of the auction, your attendant will call you on the contact numbers provided approximately 10 lots prior to the ones you are interested in.

              - We progress at approximately 100 lots per hour. 

           - To find out what lot is currently being called, you can simply call into out conference line and listen to the auction live.

           - The conference line information is as follows: 

                   Call one of  the local phone numbers: (203) 347-3041  or (248) 464-6062

                   You can locate a phone number in your area at:  http://ConsoleCall.com/Local

                       When prompted enter the pass code:  620700#

                        Please feel free to call the office if you are concerned. 

  • Once you  and your attendant are on the telephone, you will listen to the auction and ask the agent for information if you cannot hear the auctioneer.  
  • Tell your agent when you would like to bid and he or she will be your voice.
  • If you are a successful bidder, your attendant will provide an AGB bidder number - your name will not be revealed to the floor, unless you would like to make a comment to a friend on the floor.
  • A day or two after the sale our office will contact you to arrange delivery.

There is never a charge for this service.