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.)