What Does Geschutzt Mean on Antiques?

A German Term Abbreviated from Ges. Gesch.

Definition: Geschutzt is a mark sometimes found on antiques of German origin which translate to protected or copyrighted; similar in meaning to the United States patented and pat. pend. marks, or depose used in France.

Pronunciation: gess-schtootz

Also Known As: Ges. Gesch., the abbreviation of Gesetzlich Geschutzt which translates to legally protected

Examples: The eBay seller erroneously stated the Geschutzt mark on a cast iron frame was that of a German metalsmith, but Brenda knew they were mistaken.