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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.”
- The 1977 & 1978 trucks had more chrome accents than prior years.
- Truck measures approximately 14″ in length and shows some wear on both truck & decals (see pics).
- Complete with working head and taillights and a removable hose.
- Battery compartment is clean (see pic) and all the lights are in working order.
- Box is in excellent condition with slight wear which is common for its age (see pics) & a small 1″ tear on one end of box top (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 – 9.9 / Box – 9.7 Condition
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