About Us


Following in the footsteps of one of the oldest and most revered names in philately, founded in 1918, the objective of HA HARMERS AUCTIONS SA is to continue the tradition of personal service to its elaborate network of worldwide collectors (buyers and sellers alike), with a goal of achieving the highest contemporary market results while at the same time protecting the integrity of the „Hobby of Kings“.


We are pleased to announce that Mr. Andrew G. Holtz, the internationally renowned post historian and dealer, will be joining our teams as a full-time Consultant based in Lugano, where he will be overseeing all philatelic aspects of the company including the acquisition of property and its presentation in our catalogues.

Mr. Holtz will be responsible for the overall structure of the company in order to ensure that the service we offer our collectors is second to none. 

Andrew Holtz  brings 45 years of international philatelic experience to Harmers and, in the field of Postal History, his knowledge, contacts and integrity have made his name truly a household name. Having participated and attended nearly every major philatelic exhibition since 1974, Andrew Holtz is one of the most popular and sought after professionals for both the advanced and general collector, who always know that he is available to answer their questions or assist them with their collecting interests. 

In this rare combination of expertise and willingness to help which epitomizes the standard of the Harmer's name.