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It's a type of leather punch. But wait...that's not awl. Those ones are punch pliers.
trolley : Thanks very much for the term. It really helps.
I would call it, "a thing for making a hole in your belt".
Signature: All those years gone to waist!
Bob in Wales
Bob : Thanks for your input. Your description is quite hilarious