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? Here are some recently sold items.
|1920 S Ac Williams Cast Iron Large Lincoln Touring...||07/2021||£471.30|
|1930 S Arcade Mack Dump Truck Original Cast Iron...||06/2021||£435.04|
|Williams Milwaukee Rd E8 Diesels 72 Madison Style...||05/2021||£380.67|
|Williams Bachmann 41806 Prr Pennsylvania Green 5s...||05/2021||£261.02|
|Williams Nyc Cigar Band Alco Pa A B A Set Mint...||06/2021||£235.65|
|See all sold items on eBay for more prices||08/2021||£-.--|