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 (Canada).

Picture Title Date Sold for
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

See all sold items for more prices.

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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.