#2223 – 1986 22c Arctic Explorers: Robert E. Peary and Matthew Henson

U.S. #2223
22¢ Robert Perry and Matthew Henson
Polar Explorers
 
Issue Date: May 28, 1986
City: North Pole, AK
Quantity: 5,825,050
Printed By: American Bank Note Co
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations:
11
Color: Multicolored
 
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. 
 
 
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U.S. #2223
22¢ Robert Perry and Matthew Henson
Polar Explorers
 
Issue Date: May 28, 1986
City: North Pole, AK
Quantity: 5,825,050
Printed By: American Bank Note Co
Printing Method:
Photogravure
Perforations:
11
Color: Multicolored
 
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.