If any article of manufacture or produce requiring brands, stamps, or marks of whatever
kind to be placed thereon, is sold upon levy, forfeiture (except as provided in section
5688 with respect to distilled spirits), or other process provided by law, the same not
having been branded, stamped, or marked, as required by law, the officer selling
the same shall, upon sale thereof, fix or cause to be affixed the brands, stamps,
or marks so required.
(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 831.)