Hess Collectible Toy Trucks


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Annual Holiday Trucks
1964 Hess Tanker Trailer: The original. Featuring a real fillable tank! Also released in 1965.
Originally Available: 1964
1966 Hess Voyager: A replica of the actual Hess Voyager constructed in 1962. Features working lights, and rolling wheels for exciting play!
Originally Available: 1966
1967 Hess Tanker Truck: A common sight on America's road ways. Repeated through 1969, and released later on in a more modern version; this toy represents the Hess delivery vehicles that we see on a daily basis. Released: 1967,1968 and 1969
Originally Available: 1967
1970 Hess Fire Truck: A model of the fire trucks that work the Hess refinery. Features removable hoses and ladders. Released: 1970,1971
Originally Available: 1970
1972 Hess Tanker Truck: A repeat of the previous model of the Hess Tanker Truck. This version has only very minor differences. Released: 1972,1974
Originally Available: 1972
1975 Hess Box Trailer: An 18-wheeler designed to carry Hess branded cargo, including motor oil and convenience items to your local station. Watch for a repeat of this design in an updated color scheme in 1987. Released: 1975,1976
Originally Available: 1975
1977 Hess Fuel Oil Tanker: A toy replica of the actual delivery vehicles seen on America's highways. Similar to previous releases, but updated to match modern vehicles. This release also introduces the Hess imprints on the toy's rubber tires. Released: 1977,1978
Originally Available: 1977
1980 Hess Training Van: A toy replica of the actual training vehicles that would visit local Hess stations and help to train employees to serve us better. This is one of the most sought after of the Hess toys, seeking $500 when new in box.
Originally Available: 1980
1982 First Hess Truck: A toy replica of the actual delivery vehicle used by Mr. Hess in 1933 to service his first customers. This toy was repeated in 1983, and in 1985 as a coin bank.
Originally Available: 1982
1984 Hess Fuel Oil Tanker: Another toy replica of the actual delivery vehicles seen on America's highways. The last of the releases of this vehicle; this one matches 1977, but is a coin bank.
Originally Available: 1984
1986 Hess Fire Truck Bank: A toy fire truck, molded in a realistic red color, featuring a working ladder and flashing lights.
Originally Available: 1986
1987 Hess 18 Wheeler Bank: A white delivery truck, with green fuel barrels. This toy started the Hess Toy Truck tradition of molding vehicles in white, with green details. The rear of the trailer is a coin bank, and the toy features working lights.
Originally Available: 1987
1988 Hess Toy Truck and Racer: The first of the multi-vehicle releases; this is a truck and race car combination. It's a theme that would be repeated for many, many years. This is also the first year that the release date is printed on the truck as a marker plate, for easier identification. (This was needed during all of the green tanker releases!)
Originally Available: 1988
1989 Hess Fire Truck Bank: A toy fire truck, this time molded in white with green accents. Besides color, it is identical to the 1986 fire truck, but with working siren and horn sounds.
Originally Available: 1989
1990 Hess Tanker Truck: A motor oil delivery truck molded in the now traditional white with green trim. Although it doesn't match any prototype vehicles, it keeps the same cab style used on other releases of toy trucks. Features working lights and sounds. (Also released in a "Premium Diesel" special edition, which is extremely valuable.)
Originally Available: 1990
1991 Hess Truck and Racer: Close to the 1988 release, but with an updated truck and car. Features working lights.
Originally Available: 1991
1992 Hess 18 Wheeler and Racer: A combination of the 1987 18 Wheeler and 1988 car carrier; this vehicle features a car that stores inside of the trailer, rather than on top. Both car and truck feature working lights.
Originally Available: 1992
1993 Hess Patrol Car: An out of scale Police Car featuring working lights and sound.
Originally Available: 1993
1994 Hess Rescue Truck: Another out of scale vehicle, this time a sort of rescue truck with a ladder. This vehicle features working lights and sounds.
Originally Available: 1994
1995 Hess Toy Truck and Helicopter: Repeating the multi-vehicle theme, this vehicle combines an 18 wheeler carrier and a toy helicopter. The helicopter features working rotors, and both vehicles have working lights.
Originally Available: 1995
1996 Hess Emergency Truck: An out of scale Airport Fire Truck. Features working lights and sounds.
Originally Available: 1996
1997 Hess Toy Truck and Racers: Another car carrier, this time with two race cars inside. All 3 vehicles have working lights.
Originally Available: 1997
1998 Hess Recreation Van: Reminiscent of the Hess Training Van, this out of scale van carries 2 fun secrets inside. A motorcycle and a race buggy, both with working lights and friction race action!
Originally Available: 1998
1999 Hess Toy Truck with Space Shuttle and Satellite: The truck of the future to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Hess Toy Truck line. Featuring a toy shuttle with a storage bay containing a space satellite. All with working lights for plenty of exciting play!
Original Cost: 19.99
Originally Available: 1999
2000 Hess Fire Truck: A long ladder truck, with working ladder, lights and sounds.
Original Cost: 18.99
Originally Available: 2000
2001 Hess Helicopter with Motorcycle and Cruiser: A large size helicopter containing two exciting secrets. A friction powered motorcycle and SUV hide inside the cargo compartment of this fun toy. All with working lights, and the helicopter has working rotors!
Original Cost: 19.99
Originally Available: 2001
2002 Hess Toy Truck and Airplane: A new idea in for the Hess toy line. This retro styled toy truck carries a matching era airplane. Both feature working lights, and the airplane has a motorized propeller!
Originally Available: 2002
2003 Hess Toy Truck and Racecars: Another toy truck carrying cars. This year with a nice twist! A pair of high speed race cars populate the double deck trailer of this exciting collectible. All three vehicles have working lights, and the cars have friction motors!
Original Cost: 19.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: November 14, 2003
2004 Hess Sport Utility Vehicle and Motorcycles: A larger scale SUV with a pair of motorcycles in the back. Bikes include working lighting and friction motors for high speed fun!
Original Cost: 19.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: November 17, 2004
2005 Hess Emergency Truck with Rescue Vehicle: A larger scale Fire Truck containing a removable SUV. This vehicle is molded in red, the first non-white vehicle in many years. Features working lights and sounds.
Original Cost: 19.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: November 2005
2006 Hess Toy Truck and Helicopter: An updated version of the exciting Truck and Helicopter combination of years past. This truck features 31 working lights, including individual LEDs along the trailer to create a unique flashing pattern.
Original Cost: 21.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: November 15, 2006
2007 Hess Monster Truck with Motorcycles: An exciting change this year, leads to a whole new type of vehicle. A high riding monster truck! Ready to roll over the competition, carrying its payload of two big engine chopper motorcycles.
Original Cost: 21.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: November 14, 2007
2008 Hess Toy Truck And Front End Loader: A truck featuring 38 working lights, accompanied by a front loader with lights and motion of its own.
Original Cost: 22.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: November 14, 2008
2009 Hess Race Car and Racer: A large race car with a smaller companion car. Featuring flashing lights, pull-back motors and multiple sound effects!
Original Cost: 24.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: November 13, 2009
2010 Hess Toy Truck And Jet: "The 2010 Hess Toy Truck marks the first time a jet plane has joined the fleet, and offers the most sounds ever on a Hess toy!" "The flatbed trailer doubles as a landing / launch pad complete with runway lights."
Original Cost: 24.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: November 12, 2010
2011 Hess Toy Truck And Race Car: "The first time in the collection’s 47-year history, the two vehicles in the set are both packed with sounds and lights for twice the fun."
Original Cost: 26.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: November 11, 2011
2012 Hess Helicopter And Rescue: "Take to the skies with two rugged vehicles ready for action and adventure!"
A modern style helicopter carries a smaller version 2004's Hess Sport Utility Vehicle.
Note: This is the first year that consumers were able to pre-order and purchase their trucks from Hess's own website.
Original Cost: 26.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: November 09, 2012
2013 Hess Toy Truck & Tractor: Get ready to move mountains with this heavy-duty Hess Truck and fully motorized multi-terrain tractor! The 2013 Hess toy truck is a beautifully chrome detailed truck and trailer with loading ramp, custom designed to haul a versatile, self-propelled tractor.
Note: This is the first year that consumers were able to preview and discuss the possibilities of the release on the Hess Facebook page. Enough "Likes" lead to preview information being released.
Original Cost: 27.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: November 08, 2013
2014 Collector's Edition Hess Toy Truck: Available exclusively online, the Collector’s Edition Hess Toy Truck is an individually numbered, extremely limited quantity model that pays tribute to 50 years of Hess Toy Trucks.
Original Cost: 45.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: October 01, 2014
2014 50th Anniversary Hess Toy Truck And Space Cruiser With Scout: The 2014 Hess Toy Truck and Space Cruiser with Scout marks the 50th anniversary of the Hess Toy Truck. The multi-purpose heavy-duty flatbed truck does double duty as transporter and launch pad, with push buttons to elevate the hydraulic ramp and activate 3 realistic sound effects (ramp hydraulics and launch alarm, ignition, and horn) and 41 lights that work in flash or steady mode. The truck sports plenty of chrome detailing, including a bold 50 embossed on the cab side panels that officially designate this as the 50th Anniversary Hess Toy Truck!
Original Cost: 29.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: November 14, 2014
Annual Miniature Trucks
1998 Hess Miniature Tanker Truck: This is the sample miniature truck. It was released in June of 1998 for a few days in a couple of areas. It now sells for around $80, and is modeled after the 1990 tanker.
Original Cost: 4.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: June 1998
1999 Hess Miniature Fire Truck: This is the first official truck in the miniature truck line. It is based on the 1986 Red Fire Truck. It has operating lights, support legs, and ladder.
Original Cost: 4.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 28, 1999
2000 Miniature Hess First Truck: Based on the 1983 toy and features working head and tail lights. Very detailed for such a small size, as are the other trucks in this line.
Original Cost: 4.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 2000
2001 Miniature Hess Racer Transport: This is a miniature version of the 1991 toy. (According to the strip pattern)
Original Cost: 4.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 2001
2002 Miniature Hess Voyager: This ocean going tanker is a replica of the original 1966 collectible toy! This is the first time this vehicle is available to most collectors, and it can't be missed!
Original Cost: 5.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: 2002
2003 Miniature Hess Patrol Car: Returning to road vehicles from the nautical variety, this years miniature is a replica of the patrol car from 10 years earlier! Check it out, with working lights!
Original Cost: 5.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 23, 2003
2004 Hess Miniature Tanker Truck: A return to trucks from cars, this tanker is a replica of the first road vehicle toy produced in 1964. The first Hess collectible vehicle was a boat, reproduced in miniature in 2002!
Original Cost: 5.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 20, 2004
2005 Hess Miniature Helicopter: Replica of helicopter from the back of the 1995 full size truck. It has a motorized rotor and a working spotlight!
Original Cost: 5.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 27, 2005
2006 Hess Miniature 18 Wheeler And Racer: This truck is a copy of the 1992 car carrier, and still features the removable toy car!
Original Cost: 6.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 26, 2006
2007 Hess Miniature Rescue Truck: The 2007 annual miniature truck is the 1994 Hess Rescue Truck. A very nice piece, and still features an operating ladder, but in miniature form!
Original Cost: 6.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 25, 2007
2008 Recreation Van with Dune Buggy: "Replica of the 1998 Recreation Van"
Original Cost: 6.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 23, 2008
2009 Miniature Space Shuttle Transport: "Replica of the 1999 Hess Space Shuttle Transport featuring 'Real Lights and Tires!'"
Original Cost: 6.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 22, 2009
2010 Miniature Fire Truck: "This finely detailed 14-wheel aerial ladder pumper tanker truck deatures working head, tail and emergency lights [...and an ] attractive quick release display base"
Based on the 2000 Fire Truck
Original Cost: 6.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 28, 2010
2011 Miniature Transport Helicoptor: "Features operating twin rotors, a variety of internal and external lights and a removable display base!"
Based on the 2001 Transport Helicoptor w Motorcycle
Original Cost: 6.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 27, 2011
2012 Hess Miniature Truck And Airplane: We saw it in 2002 and now it's back in miniature form! An older style truck with a classic by-plane along for the ride. In classic Hess white and green of course!
Original Cost: 7.50
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 25, 2012
2013 Hess Miniature Truck And Racers: - Box trailer with two sleek racecars
- Double decker ramp and slide out ramp for the racecars
- Working lights and vertical double doors on the back

Original Cost: 7.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 24, 2013
2014 Hess Miniature Sport Utility Vehicle: The 2014 Hess Miniature Sport Utility is the scaled down version of the 40th anniversary 2004 Holiday Toy.
- Rugged sport utility vehicle features all terrain tires
- Working lights and chrome detailing
- Friction motor for fast action play

Original Cost: 7.99
Original Limit: 2 per customer
Originally Available: May 22, 2014
These vehicles are not for sale. I am just showing them off. If you want to buy toy trucks, or are looking for more detailed information, check out these links:
  1. Jack Thyen's Sales Page (http://www.hesstrucks.net/)
  2. American Toys
  3. G & S Exchange
  4. Felix's Toy Truck Collection