The Willard pipes were made by Sparta Industries in Sparta, N.C from 1963 to 1975 (about 60,000 pipes per week). Some were distributed by the Post and Base Exchanges that serviced the military during the Vietnam War. Others were produced for R. J. Reynolds Tobacco. (preceding content from the "Pipes" website http://www.pipephil.eu/index.html)
Logo is a capital "W" inside a five pointed star on the stem.
Lord Abbott was either a sub-brand or a series produced by Willard --Dgillmor 22:42, 10 May 2012 (CDT)