Charles Chaplin was a true superstar of silent screen, 20th-century film icon. This scarce check was endorsed "Chas Chaplin" on April 19 1918, drawn on The Luther Williams Banking Company made payable to "Charles Chaplin" for $2.50 & signed "Joseph Maerz", tiny cancellation holes & "X" cut nick portions of Chaplin's large, bold signature. Of historical note, Maerz (1883-1969) was a renowned concert pianist & head of the music department at Wesleyan conservatory, this check likely payment for piano sheet music of one of Chaplin's compositions. Your order comes with a reproduction of the front of the check that was signed by Maerz. This autograph check reproduction would look great in an album or display.