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Name  Jean-Pierre Mangin

Jean-Pierre Mangin (born 26 October 1937) is a French philatelist who specialized in finding error in the design of postage stamps. He wrote a bilingual world guide of Errors on stamps.

Member of the French Académie de philatélie between 4 June 1994 and its voted eviction in December 2005. He presided the European Academy of Philately for a 2000-2007 mandate, but was evicted there too after his resign to the Presidency. The same happened at the Réal Academia Hispanica de Philatelia.

On 26 October 2007, he became a founding member of the Académie mondiale de philatélie whose he was the first president.

In the 2000s, he wrote a monthly column in the French magazine L'Écho de la timbrologie about errors on stamps found by the readers.


  • With René Geslin, Le Cycle et la Poste, 1988. About the importance of bicycle in the mail distribution in France and stamps of this thematic collection.
  • Jean-Pierre Mangin; Marie-Alyette Mangin (1999). Timbres erronés. ISBN 978-2-86814-105-7. 
  • References

    Jean-Pierre Mangin Wikipedia

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