`The Protectograph` cheque writing machine: 1903
© Museum of London
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`The Protectograph` cheque writing machine. The Todd Protectograph cheque writer was used to print the face value on cheques. The mechanical embossing of characters on the cheque helped to prevent forgery. The machine reflects the increased mechanisation of office work during the early 20th century.
1903 AD - 1903 AD