1983 “The First Hess Truck” (Black Switch) – Read Details


Original Cost: $4.69
Manufactured: 1,000,000

Set comes with truck, box & measures approximately 11″ in length.
Release date: November – 1983
Truck & Box – 9.5 Condition

In stock

SKU: H1983CL-10 Category:


Original Cost: $4.69
Manufactured: 1,000,000
SKU# H1983CL-10

This truck, a 1933 Chevrolet Fuel Oil Delivery Truck, is an exact replica of the first delivery truck driven by Leon Hess, the founder of Hess Oil.

Truck Details:

  • It features a rubber oil delivery hose that pulls out of the side and easily rewinds on its spool.
  • A switch underneath the truck operates the working headlights and taillights.
  • Only difference in the 1982 and 1983 edition is the color of the on-off switch.
  • 1982 has a red light switch on the bottom of the truck, the 1983 has the black switch.
  • The truck is in excellent condition with only the battery door tabs broken (see pic).
  • Battery compartment is clean. Lights have been tested and only the rear lights are working. This may be an easy repair but we will leave that up to the new owner. Nice display piece.
  • The truck measures approximately 11″ in length.

Box Details:

  • Box shows some wear with bright graphics (see pics).
  • Comes complete with bottom insert only.


Truck & Box – 9.5 Condition.

“This is a clearance item and sold as is with no returns” 

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Please Note: Batteries are not included. See our policy on batteries.


Additional information

Weight 3.0 lbs

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