A. Lacroix SARL
From Pipes, Artisans and Trademarks, by Jose Manuel Lopés'
A. Lacroix SARL -- French company from Saint-Claude, dating bak to 1880. Andre Lacroix, the current ownder, is the third generation of his family in the business.
In 1925, the factory launched the La Belote brand, named after the popular French card game, which sold successfully for over 20 years. Between 1935 and 1940, 35 workder were employed the but, by the end of the century, only 8 remained. The company shop is in Saint-Claude. See Lacroix.