C. Belmont Faries
|C. Belmont Faries|
|Born||June 3, 1913|
|Died||January 19, 1998|
|Institution memberships||Stamp Advisory Committee|
|Significant projects||Edited various philatelic publications; member of the Stamp Advisory Committee|
|Significant awards||Lagerloef Award
APS Hall of Fame
Faries edited a number of philatelic journals including the SPA Journal, the Minkus Stamp and Coin Journal, and the U.S. Specialist. He contributed to various journals and publications, including Scott's Monthly Journal, and was the stamp hobby columnist for the Washington Star.
Honors and awards
Faries was awarded the Lagerloef Award by the Society of Philatelic Americans in 1969 and the Luff Award for Exceptional Contributions to Philately in 1992. He was named to the American Philatelic Society Hall of Fame in 2001.
Faries donated his library, notes, and working papers to the American Philatelic Research Library.