22¢ Robert Perry and Matthew Henson
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.
Robert E. Peary and Matthew Henson’s expeditionary assaults ended in triumph at the North Pole in 1909. Their stamp illustrates the two men trekking northward, using a dog sled.