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Infographic: The History of Checks & Check Writing

Posted by Kevin Walli | Wed, May 22, 2013 @ 01:03 PM

We've searched long and hard for an infographic on the history of checks and its progression through time. Needless to say, it doesn't exist so we built one of our own. As a result, we scoured the archives, dug up ancient checks and even learned a thing or two along the way. Granted, the infographic shown below is not a complete, exhaustive list. In fact, we encourage you to help us fill in the gaps! Without further adieu, The History of Checks & Check Writing:


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Written by Kevin Walli

Kevin Walli is an award-winning graphic designer with 18-plus years of experience in graphic design, web design and photography. Flexible and creative with an excellent sense of humor, Kevin enjoys spending time with his family, photography, reading, music and sports.