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):
|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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