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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.








     Early birds have an advantage when viewing by mail. Harmers International allows viewing by mail

 up to ten days prior to a scheduled auction.

       We will send requested lots to a potential bidder via Next Day Air service for inspection. Potential bidders can view the lot for up to two business days and then return them to us. This saves on a bidder’s time and is often less costly than traveling to view the item personally.


     We have a few important conditions for Postal Viewing


  1. Large lots and extremely valuable lots are not available for postal viewing.
  2. All postal viewing and viewers must be approved by Harmers. We have the right to deny a postal viewing request for any reason.
  3. We have the right to request a deposit to secure the item.
  4.  Postal viewers are responsible for the item whilst it is in their possession; Harmers insurance covers the item whilst it is in transit only. Your insurance must protect the items while they are in the viewer’s custody.
  5.  If the item is lost or damaged whilst in the viewer’s possession, the viewer is responsible to pay the full market value of the item plus the buyers commission.
  6.  When returning the items, you must personally deliver then to an authorized carrier and obtain a signed receipt. Do Not Leave the Item in a Drop Box or general mail pick-up.
  7.  All lots must be returned to Harmers 10 days prior to the auction or within 2 days of receipt, whichever comes first. Items not returned within 7 days prior to the auction will be subject to the terms in item 5.
  8.  A tracking number and delivery receipt must be obtained and sent to us vie fax or e-mail.

Please call or click here to request to view a lot.