Walter Schröder; The grandfather of the current owner, was the founder of Original Löwe as well as the inventor of the first anvil pruner patented in 1923. This led to The Original Löwe becoming the top anvil pruner worldwide. With precision German engineering and full spares back up. Original Löwe now manufactures a range of anvil and bypass pruners as well as the very best loppers in the world. They are continuously working on new and improved innovative designs.