The 1998 miniature Hess Tanker Truck
was the first in the Collectible Miniature Series. This toy is a small scale and fully detailed version of the popular Toy Tanker Truck features working headlights and taillights and a detachable display base. The original retail price was $3.99 and included a battery. There were 225,000 models produced and this toy together with the 2008 miniature Hess Recreation Van are the most sought after and worth the most.