Original Cost: $2.49
The 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 with a removable hose.
- Measures approximately 14″ in length
- On the bottom of the truck there is a rare “black switch” as opposed to the normal red switch that you find on almost all of them.
- 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.
- There was no truck issued in 1979 due to the gas shortage.
Truck & Box – 9.99 Condition
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