Two-Faced Devil Cast Iron Bank Original Red Paint RARE circa 1900 A2423
This A.C.Williams bank is a superb object, and wonderful fun. Beautifully designed. Measures 4" x 4 1/4" x 3 1/4".
A.C.Williams was founded in 1886 by, Mr. Adam Clark Williams in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA. However there was a big fire at the company, and a decision was made to move to Ravenna. Ohio. Actual production started there in 1893. Like the other famous cast iron companies of the time (Hubley, Dent, Kilgore, Arcade, Kenton), A.C.Williams manufactured cast iron cars and trucks. They even produced some tin cars towards the end of the companies relatively long history. However, they closed their toy production in 1938.