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 in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.
|Williams O Scale Santa Fe F3 Aba Blue Bonnet Loco Set||08/2021||C $1 482.18|
|1920 S Ac Williams Cast Iron Large Lincoln Touring||07/2021||C $820.63|
|Williams O Scale Santa Fe F3 Aa Yellow Bonnet Loco Set||08/2021||C $833.25|
|1930 S Arcade Mack Dump Truck Original Cast Iron Toy||06/2021||C $757.49|
|Williams 00308 Pennsylvania Rr Gg 1 Girl S Pink||07/2021||C $631.24|
|See all sold items on eBay for more prices||10/2021||C $-.--|