This is a forming tool that was found in a bucket of old Lepley rifle parts and gunsmithing tools in Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA in the early 1970's. Based on the shape, it is a tool for forming longrifle nosecaps from sheet metal, and possibly also for forming ramrod tips.
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