Adam Clark Williams from Chagrin Falls, Ohio founded this company in 1886, but the production of toys actually started in 1893 after a fire made the firm move to Ravenna, Ohio.
Williams was largely known for the design & production of cast iron cars & trucks, but only a few tin vehicles were produced and are very rare today. The company ceased toy production in 1938.
The A.C. Williams Company, Inc. of Ravenna, Ohio still owns Lite Metals, Tri-Cast was sold in April of 2000. You can read a long history about AC Williams on their website.
What's your Williams worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.
|O Scale 2 Rail Williams 6104 Brass Sou Southern 2 8 2||09/2021||£525.09|
|Rare Original A C Williams Baseball Player Cast Iron||10/2021||£506.38|
|Williams O Gauge 20725 20825 U P F 7 Abba Diesel||09/2021||£393.85|
|O Scale 2 Rail Williams 5000 Brass Prr Pennsylvania 4 6||10/2021||£412.57|
|Ac Williams Cast Iron Auto Transport Trailer Austin Car||10/2021||£374.34|
|See all sold items on eBay for more prices||12/2021||£-.--|