One is made in Canada and the other made in U.S. Handle and gears still turn well. Parts are interchangeable. Will include the vintage tongs for $5 more. The sealer is designed to provide a convenient, inexpensive method of home canning in tins rather than jars for households preserving food. Earthquake safe. The machine, invented in 1917, was very successful. Burpee came to Vancouver about 1890 and in 1896 was co-founder of Letson and Burpee, Machinists and Founders. Two sealers to sell.