1977 Hess Tanker Truck – Rare Black Switch


Original Cost: $2.39
Manufactured: Unknown

Complete with truck, box & all packing. Measures approximately 14″ in length.
Release date: November – 1977
Truck & Box – 9.99 Condition

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SKU: H1977BS- 01 Categories: ,


Original Cost: $2.49
Manufactured: Unknown
SKU# H1977BS-01

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.”

Truck Details:

  • 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 Details:

  • 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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Additional information

Weight 3.5 lbs

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