1978 Hess Tanker Truck – Collector Quality

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1978 Hess Tanker Truck – Collector Quality

Original Cost: $2.49
Manufactured: 600,000
SKU# H1978-13

  • 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.
  • The truck has working head and taillights with a removable hose. Decals on the truck are all in excellent condition and is considered collector quality (see pics). Battery compartment is clean and all the lights have been tested and are in working order.
  • Box is in mint condition with bright graphics & complete with the top & bottom inserts plus battery card.
  • End of the box reads: Made in Hong Kong “Amerada Hess Corporation Woodridge, New Jersey 07095”.
  • When the boxes were produced the word Woodbridge was mispelled as Woodridge.
  • There is no writing on the other end.
  • The truck measures approximately 14″ in length.
  • There was no truck issued in 1979 due to the gas shortage.

Truck & Box – Mint Condition

 

Price:

$375.00

In stock