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 (Canada).
|Ac Dc In Person Signed X 5 Scott Young S||09/2019||C $2 363.84|
|O Scale 3 Rail Ac Brass Sound Big Boy 4||09/2019||C $1 150.39|
|All Original Ac 14 Austin Car Hauler Set||09/2019||C $722.29|
|1930 S Ac Cast Iron Zephyr Motorcycle||10/2019||C $590.90|
|Ac Dc Signed Angus Young Original Art||10/2019||C $558.13|
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