1977 Hess Tanker Truck – Rare Black Switch

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1977 Hess Tanker Truck – Rare Black Switch

Original Cost: $2.49
Manufactured: Unknown
SKU# H1977BS-02

  • 1977 & 1978 Hess trucks both have 1977 in Roman numerals on the battery cover.
  • Difference between the 1977 & 1978 is the size of the rear decal.
  • 1977 decal is 1″ X 1 ½” and the 1978 is 7/8″ x 1 ½.”
  • This year truck had more chrome than prior years.
  • Working head and taillights and removable hose.
  • Battery compartment is clean and all the lights are in working order.
  • Box is in excellent condition (see pic). Complete with both top & bottom inserts plus battery card.
  • End of the box reads: Made in Hong Kong “Amerada Hess Corporation Woodridge, New Jersey 07095”. There is no writing on the other end of the box.
  • When the boxes were produced the word Woodbridge was mispelled as Woodridge.
  • The truck measures approximately 14″ in length and has the rare “black switch” as opposed to the normal red switch that you find on almost all of them.
  • There was no truck issued in 1979 due to the gas shortage.

Truck – Mint / Box – 9.9 Condition

 

Price:

$425.00

In stock