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Hess Toy Trucks: The Holiday Season Begins

These were the perfect mixture of child entertainment and corporate branding. Every year, the snows of November would signal a special treat at your local Hess gas stations, including the many Hes...
American Collectors
American Collectors • 1 year ago

The Hess toy truck that started it all was 1964-65’s Hess Tanker Trailer, an authentically-styled miniature of the real deal. It featured battery-powered head and tail lights and a cargo tank that could be filled with water. An original can fetch four figures!

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Collecting Hess toy trucks is a holiday tradition that many kids (and big kids) continue year after year, eventually amassing quite a collection! This ad from 1964 is for the first Hess Truck, a tanker trailer. Seems like a real bargain at $1.99, especially considering collectors will now pay four figures for the original!

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1985 Hess Trucks promotional signage.