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.

Cast iron cars & trucks

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.

Williams value and price guide

What's your 'Williams' worth? Here are some recently sold items (USA):

Picture Title Date Sold for
Ac Cast Iron Toy Carrier 3 Austin Cars 08/2019 $399.00
Nice Original Ac 14 Austin Car Hauler 08/2019 $345.00
Ac Zephyr Motorcycle Cast Iron Toy Bike 07/2019 $316.99
1930 S Ac Cast Iron Toy 7 Motorcycle Cop 07/2019 $234.90
Ac Black Americana Man Sharecropper 06/2019 $227.50
Ac Cast Iron Lincoln Touring Car Rare 08/2019 $199.99

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Comments (2)

Douglas - August 13, 2014

I have a cast iron model t with the numbers 1440 with 4 below 1440 can you tell me anything about this car?

Ernest - January 4, 2012

I have a cast iron horse hooked by rear right hoof to a cast iron base. I'm assuming it's an A.C. Williams make. Where can I view pics to verify a match?
►reply: The best I can think of is try and compare your horse with the ones I found here on google images.