Rare Hess #18 Toy Truck Story

Rare Hess #18 Toy Truck Story

Some of you may have heard about or seen this very rare and low production of the elusive #18 Toy Truck. This truck is a re-issue of the popular 1997 Hess Truck & Racers featuring a big 18-wheeler with not one, but two race cars inside. The cars were powered by...
The Elusive Shell mail-in Gas Pump for the Jimson Tanker

The Elusive Shell mail-in Gas Pump for the Jimson Tanker

Well friends, if you have been reading the couple of blogs that I wrote about the Jimson Toy Tanker Truck from Hong Kong you know that one of the big questions is that on the original box it shows a picture of a Shell gas pump. In my last blog I cleared up the...
Some Feedback from News 12 Story  – Hess Christmas Tree!

Some Feedback from News 12 Story – Hess Christmas Tree!

We were recently interviewed by News 12 NJ Anchorman Kurt Siegelin about collecting and selling Hess Toy Trucks. After the article aired, we have received emails & phone calls from so many people who are Hess Truck fans as well. One of the emails we received was...
1970 Hess Fire Truck Prototype Drawings

1970 Hess Fire Truck Prototype Drawings

Most of the Hess trucks that come out every years take years in the designing stages before even a prototype is even considered. Here are some examples for the drawings that are submitted for consideration of which some of the ideas make the final cut and then again...