Pheulpin, Jean

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Pheulpin, Jean Gender: M
Jean Paul André Pheulpin
born on 2 October 1907 at 14:15 (= 2:15 PM )
Place Valentigney, France, 47n28, 6e50
Timezone LST m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 08°13' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 11°55 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 20°47'


French engraver and designer of postage stamps, who received the 'Grand Prix de l'art philatélique français' for his "Éléphant" series (Laos, 1958).

He was an art teacher for a few years in college in the Paris region, also engraving book illustrations for national museums and editions of Les Bibliolâtres France.

He engraved atamps from 1949, particularly for the French colonies and independent Francophone countries. He engraved a large majority of the Laotians stamps issued 1952-1967, after drawings by Marc Leguay and Chamnan Prisayane.

Having designed more than 650 stamps, he engraved his last stamp "Centenary of the Pasteur Institute" in 1987 for France.

He died on 8 October 1991 in Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)


  • Work : Prize 1958 ('Grand Prix de l'art philatélique français')
  • Work : Retired 1987

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'timbre poste' pdf file, p. 21.


  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Designer and engraver of postage stamps)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Art teacher)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award ('Grand Prix de l'art philatélique français')