FRANÇOIS LABATRue de Montmorency 43, Paris
An example of the work and mark of François Labat:
François Labat registered his mark 'F' a cobbler's awl 'L', on the 19th January 1897. The mark was cancelled on the 23rd January 1920.
The predecessors to this business were Joseph Adoue (1857-1877) and Labat & Pugibet (1877-1897), both of whom used the 'cobbler's awl' symbol.