Laser Printer Checks Releases A Historical Look at Checks

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The infographic details the history of checks around the world.

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In the United States, the first check was used in 1681, and in 1762, a British banker created the first printed set of checks.

Laser Printer Checks has announced the release of their most recent infographic: A Historical Look at Checks. The infographic breaks down the history of checks all the way from 352 B.C. to 1958.

According to Laser Printer Checks, “In the United States, the first check was used in 1681, and in 1762, a British banker created the first printed set of checks. The American Federal Reserve system was created in 1913, and in 1958, researchers developed and implemented magnetic ink characters on checks.”

The infographic breaks down the pivotal moments of checks in the world’s history, including when it was first introduced to the United States in 1681.

To learn more about the history of checks around the world, view the infographic here.

About Laser Printer Checks
Laser Printer Checks is a global provider of value-added printed materials, business equipment and forms processing software. Our primary product focus is on laser applications, especially checks and other high security documents. Founded in 1989, We are firmly established as the premier supplier of laser check forms across the United States and Canada. From Corporations, governments, and institutions, Our continuing research keeps us at the leading edge of check innovations.

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