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!
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!
ContentsHess Schedules Earnings Release Conference Call Hess Schedules Earnings Release Conference Call Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) announced today that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at 10 a.m. …
Hess 1990 Collectable Toy Tanker Truck by Hess Corporation. $21.09. HESS TRUCK COLLECTABLE 1990 NEW IN BOX. tOY TANKER WITH DUAL SOUND SWITCH, HORN, AND BACK-UP ALERT,HEAD AND TAIL LIGHTS. BATTERIES PULLED FOR STORAGE
This updated HESS FUEL OIL TANKER (1977) is painted dark green and white with yellow accents. The truck has working head and tail lights, a chrome grill, and bright red wheels. A departure from earlier models in the HESS Toy Truck collection is the detail on the tires, which are marked "Amerada Hess."