The operator pushes down the spring loaded ring and strikes the shank with a hammer. A gauge at the base of the Model 49 facilitates accurate placement of the impression and uniform depths.
Compact and portable, the Model 49 provides an alternative to handheld marking devices. The frame of the Model 49 allows the marking device to lay square on the part to be stamped and stamps to be removed from the holder. A gauge at bottom of the device facilitates accurate placement of impression and holds stamps in a vertical position for perfect impressions on large parts and panels.