His father Gaston Gandon was himself an engraver at the Institut de gravure of Paris and designed stamps for some countries and two for France (Le Burelé 50 Francs in 1936 and the cathedral of Strasbourg in 1939).
Four times he received the Grand Prix de l'Art philatélique during his career that including:
Among the most famous stamps designed and engraved by Gandon are two series of female allegories in common use of the 1940s, 1970s and 1980s:
three French definitive stamps series :
His last stamp was issued for the Journée du timbre 1983.
In total, Pierre Gandon designed and/or engraved over 350 stamps for France  and over double that number for the French Colonies.
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