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
williams o scale atlantic coast line emd e7 a a 3 rail Williams O Scale Atlantic Coast Line Emd E7 A A 3 Rail 09/2021 AU $498.19
williams 00325 union pacific greyhound o gauge steam Williams 00325 Union Pacific Greyhound O Gauge Steam 07/2021 AU $268.87
bachmann williams 20092 o 27 alco fa 2 a a set new Bachmann Williams 20092 O 27 Alco Fa 2 A A Set New 09/2021 AU $354.81
williams 23303 o new haven ge p42 genesis diesel Williams 23303 O New Haven Ge P42 Genesis Diesel 08/2021 AU $266.14
williams 22905 o chicago burlington quincy gp30 diesel Williams 22905 O Chicago Burlington Quincy Gp30 Diesel 08/2021 AU $266.14
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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.