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 (USA):
|Mulligan Bennet Fish Cast Iron Sill Bank||06/2019||$1 095.00|
|A C Cast Iron Austin Car Transporter||07/2019||$599.99|
|Ca1920 Large Cast Iron Rag Top Touring||07/2019||$585.00|
|1930's A C Take A Part Cast Iron Fire||05/2019||$587.88|
|Cast Iron Football Player Still Bank A C||06/2019||$575.00|
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