This is a C. A. Meyers Awl For All Repair Tool, which can be used to repair leather, plastic, vinyl, cloth and canvas items. The tool has a wood handle that screws open to store more needles. Two needles (one curved and one straight) are included here. The awl also appears to have its original heavy duty twisted black thread. This Awl for All Repair Tool is in very good condition with minor surface wear.