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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.
LHS second: London Royal, Stanhope
See also: Barrister
USA
Brooklyn, NY
Lines names displayed in the 1944 Catalog.

Ultra Fine

Brands with ornate spot or disk logo

(Left side) LHS (In diamond), Ultra Fine
(Right side) Imported Briar (Underside) 28
 "Ultra Fine" was the highest grade of LHS's series.

Sterncrest

 
 (Left side) Sterncrest, LHS (In diamond), Imported Briar
  (On ferule) Sterling Silver, LHS (In diamond)

Certified Purex

 
The brand's name as logo

Losange, Diamond

 

  Certified Purex, LHS (in diamond) Imported Briar

 

 

 Certified Purex, LHS (In Diamond) Imported Briar, Caboose  

Purex

Losange, Diamond

  LHS (In diamond), Purex, All Briar
Pipe with a briar stem. Other brands with such a mouthpiece: Barnaby, Il Ceppo, Kaywoodie Allbriar and Salvatella (other wood).

Patent Purex

Brands with 2 dots logo

  LHS (In diamond), Purex, Pat. N° 1587048, Real Briar
Brands with 3 dots logo

(Left side) LHS (In diamond) PUREX, Pat. N° 1587048

(Underside) 261

Sculptured Purex

Brands with one red dot logo

 

(Bottom right side) LHS (In diamond) Sculpured Purex

Purex Superfine

Brands with one bar logo

 (Left side) LHS (In diamond) PUREX, Superfine, Imported Briar, 12
Other lines names.

Aladdin

 
Brands with one red dot logo

 

 (Left side) Aladdin, LHS (in Diamond)

Barrister

 
Brands with 2 dots logo

 

  Barrister, LHS (in diamond) Real Briar
Pipe stamped as a LHS "Barrister" line.
See also Barrister as a LHS second brand.

Marwyn

Brands with 2 dots logo

 

(Left side) Marwyn, LHS (In diamond)

Park Lane

 
Brands with one bar logo

 

Park Lane, LHS (In Diamond) De Luxe  

Redmanol

 

(On top) Redmanol, LHS (In diamond and arrow)
This model has a red stem (see enlarged pictures) made of Redmanol. More about Redmanol pipes.

Warwick

Brands with one dot logo

 
(Left side) LHS (In diamond) Warwick
(Underside) 42
Pipe stamped as a LHS "Warwick" line. See also Warwick as a brand.
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