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L & H Stern (LHS) of Brooklyn, New York. The company’s famous logo is in a diamond. These pipes are high quality production pipes. A popular and moderately priced pipe made from 1896 through the 1960's by the L&H Stern Company of Brooklyn, New York. Many of their later Sterncrest pipes featured silver bands and some were made with 14kt. gold bands as well.
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L & H Stern (LHS) of Brooklyn, New York. The company’s famous logo is in a diamond. These pipes are high quality production pipes. The  L&H Stern Inc. was established by Ludwig Stern (1877-1942) in 1911. His brother Hugo (1872-?) acted as vice-president & secretary. The firm moved to 56 Pearl St. Brooklyn in 1920. It closed down in the 1960s.
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LHS was one of the main pipe supplier for US soldiers during WWII.
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Many of their later Sterncrest pipes featured silver bands and some were made with 14kt. gold bands as well.
 
[[File:LHSSterncrest10.jpg|thumb|LHS Sterncrest add, courtesy Doug Valitchka]][[File:LHS 1947 Ad.jpg|thumb|1947 Ad, courtesy Doug Valitchka]]
 
[[File:LHSSterncrest10.jpg|thumb|LHS Sterncrest add, courtesy Doug Valitchka]][[File:LHS 1947 Ad.jpg|thumb|1947 Ad, courtesy Doug Valitchka]]
 
[[File:LHS Ad 1947.jpg|thumb|1947 Ad, courtesy Doug Valitchka]][[File:LHS Purex11.jpg|thumb|LHS Purex Superfine Board and pipes]]  
 
[[File:LHS Ad 1947.jpg|thumb|1947 Ad, courtesy Doug Valitchka]][[File:LHS Purex11.jpg|thumb|LHS Purex Superfine Board and pipes]]  

Revision as of 01:16, 30 May 2016

L & H Stern (LHS) of Brooklyn, New York. The company’s famous logo is in a diamond. These pipes are high quality production pipes. The L&H Stern Inc. was established by Ludwig Stern (1877-1942) in 1911. His brother Hugo (1872-?) acted as vice-president & secretary. The firm moved to 56 Pearl St. Brooklyn in 1920. It closed down in the 1960s.

LHS was one of the main pipe supplier for US soldiers during WWII.

Many of their later Sterncrest pipes featured silver bands and some were made with 14kt. gold bands as well.

LHS Sterncrest add, courtesy Doug Valitchka
1947 Ad, courtesy Doug Valitchka
1947 Ad, courtesy Doug Valitchka
LHS Purex Superfine Board and pipes

The "Diamond" series appears to be their high-end line. They had a different logo which was 3 diamonds in a row, larger in the middle. They also had Allbriar models (stem and bowl both made of briar) in the Diamond line, and these tended to have a screw type fitment with stinger, like Kaywoodie or Dr. Grabows.