22¢ Vilhjalmur Stefansson
Issue Date: May 28, 1986
City: North Pole, AK
Printed By: American Bank Note Co
Printing Method: Photogravure
This stamp is part of a block of four issued to honor a number of men who played key roles in discovering and unlocking the North Pole.
Vilhjalmur Stefansson explored the Beaufort Sea – the last great unknown Arctic area. His stamp shows him carrying a harpoon and dragging his seal catch across the ice.