Brown & Sharpe

Valueline Magnetic Indicator Stand

These economically priced (under $100) magnetic indicator stands are branded with the Brown & Sharpe name. They are available with or without an articulated arm.

  • Swiss Interapid UJ 15G indicator stand (16.39016) formerly shown on this page is no longer available

  • Look here for other genuine Swiss Interapid magnetic bases

Where are Brown & Sharpe Valueline made?

Please, do not imagine for a moment that these are either made in the U.S.A. or Switzerland. In fact, they look suspiciously like all the other generic (read: Chinese) magnetic holders. Don't say we didn't warn you.


B&S 01699117 with articulated arm


B&S 01699123

Model No. Magnetic force Arm reach Base (LxWxH) Price US$
01699117 ~ 784 N 1.18" to 5.9" 2.48" x 1.97" x 2.16" check price and availability
01699123 ~ 784 N 1.18" to 5.9" 2.48" x 1.97" x 2.16" check price and availability

There is no question that Amazon can offer you the best prices on almost every kind of precision measuring tool. They also offer easy no-questions-asked returns and often free shipping. The small distributor simply cannot compete. That's why we include this link so you can go directly to Amazon and see what they're offering.

Two things to consider:

  • Amazon product photos sometimes don't match the product description. It's the description that you want to pay attention to.
  • There are imitation gages on the market (specifically Mitutoyo) and you can make sure you are getting the real item by looking for the words "sold by Amazon". If it is sold by a third party, you might want to call Mitutoyo to find out if they are legitimate distributors.

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