Where can I sell my Hess truck collection?
www.hesstrucks.net is an independent website specializing in the sale of past model Hess Collectable Toy Trucks.
Are Hess boxes worth anything?
On Patterson’s website, some of the most valuable Hess trucks include the 1967 “red velvet” tanker truck, which can be worth $3,500, the 1969 “Woodbridge” tanker truck, which can be worth about $4,000, and the 1969 Amerada Hess tanker truck, which can be worth $3,000.
Why do people collect Hess trucks?
In 1964, Hess wanted to find a way to encourage more people to stop at his expanding line of gas stations, and settled on producing a toy truck. It became a sort of tradition, Mayer explained, that fathers would go out and wait for hours in line to buy the trucks for their children.
How much are Hess toys worth?
The first Hess toy truck sold in 1964 for a mere $1.39. Today, that same tanker truck can fetch more than $2,000 – in mint condition. Hess trucks have long been viewed as collectibles.
What year did the first mini Hess truck come out?
Created as a way to provide a fun, high-quality, and affordable toy for families during the holiday season, the first Hess Toy Truck was introduced in 1964.
What is the first Hess truck worth today?
In 1964, the Hess Company began making small replicas of their trucks to give to customers as a thank you for their business. The first tanker truck sold for $1.39 in 1964 and is now worth nearly $2,500.
What kind of truck is the 2017 Hess Truck?
The new 2017 Hess Truck features a heavy duty dump truck and loader, similar to the 2008 Hess Truck & Front End Loader. Hess Gold Trio Poster Sale!
When did the first Hess fire truck come out?
“Hess Trucks To The Rescue” Collector’s Poster! The Hess Truck Emergency & Rescue Theme debuted in 1970 with the very first Hess Toy Fire Truck. There have been a total of 8 fire or emergency trucks through the years with The New 2015 Hess Truck & Ladder Rescue as the 9th in the series.
How big is the Hess toy truck book?
The Hess Collector’s Book, “50 Years of Hess Toy Trucks,” is now on sale. CLICK HERE for details. This 70 page hardback book with full color dust jacket is a spectacular chronicle of the iconic Hess Toy Truck covering the toy’s 50 year history.