AC Williams toys

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.

Updated: 26 November 2019

Williams value and price guide

What's your Williams worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.

Item Title Date Price
william a smith 20th c american bucks county pa William A Smith 20th C American Bucks County Pa 09/2021 $1 500.00
williams o scale santa fe f3 aba blue bonnet loco set Williams O Scale Santa Fe F3 Aba Blue Bonnet Loco Set 08/2021 $1 174.00
warren williams a r c a 1863 1941 signed watercolour Warren Williams A R C A 1863 1941 Signed Watercolour 09/2021 $836.38
o scale 2 rail williams 6104 brass sou southern 2 8 2 O Scale 2 Rail Williams 6104 Brass Sou Southern 2 8 2 09/2021 $699.95
rare original a c williams baseball player cast iron Rare Original A C Williams Baseball Player Cast Iron 10/2021 $675.00
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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?
The best I can think of is try and compare your horse with the ones I found here on google images.