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Name These 2 Antique Tools and I'll Mail Them to You

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UPDATE AND ANSWER: While my favorite guesses were butter ball shaper (so cute, Bevi!) and "Sugarloaf extingisher for a Feuerzangenbowle" (an excellent suggestion from DrJunge), only few of you correctly guessed both tools' true purposes: melon baller and ice cream scoop. Thank you to everyone who participated—the winner is Paul Gracie, who I'll be shipping these out to very soon.

Is anyone else a total sucker for antique kitchen tools, so much so that you're inclined to buy them even when you have a modern version that works much better? Hi, hello, you are my people. I know you're out there, because in February you rose to our call for help identifying this selection of old tools submitted by Food52 user Kyleen.

Today, a new challenge:

I picked these two cuties up at Brimfield, the massive antiques market that's going on now (and through the weekend) in Massachusetts. If you can identify them both correctly, I'll put them in a box and ship them to you (and if lots of you identify them both correctly, I'll randomly select a winner to send them to). So yes, I know what these tools are for—but do you?

Tool 1

Two handles, two hinges, and holes on either side of the base.

Tool 2

Long metal handle, conical head, and heart-shaped mini-handle connected to two prongs inside the cone.

Look familiar? Name these two tools correctly in the comments for a chance to have them mailed to your door.

Tags: Antiques, Food52 Life