Ketcham McDougall Retractable Chatelaine Pin. This piece is retractable and sturdy enough to old a small ladies pocket watch, locket, watch fob, mechanical pencil or other sentimental item. The back is signed Ketcham McDougall New York, Patent Feb. 24 1903 and April 26 1910. These pieces were made for ladies so that they could easily carry utilitarian items for every day use. They were most widely used for carrying Pince Nez glasses but could be used for nearly anything you so desire. This mechanical pin is golf washed brass and measures 9/8 inches round. It closes with a C clasp. The front can be engraved. Retractable chain is in good working order. This antique Chatelaine Pin is in very good condition.