Learn all about Hess toy truck facts and trivia here. Hess toy trucks are an American pastime and so much more. These little toy trucks are part of the culture of American society for nearly fifty years. They represent the holidays and more importantly gift giving for children. There is no mistaking that adults love to collect them as the children who receive them when their issued each year just before Thanksgiving at participating Hess stations.
Who knows when the next Hess truck will be that one, the one which quadruples in price? Everyone shares in the fascination with the allure of buying one of these trucks like the infamous 1964 Hess tanker trailer truck
, which originally sold for $1.29 and now fetches thousands of dollars. But we buy they them because it’s fun and it brings happiness to the children. Hess trucks have a cult following in some respects.
Its funny how we all associate holidays and events for each month for example September, we think about Labor Day or Labor Day weekend and the significance of that holiday. In October we think about Halloween and in November we think about two things: Hess trucks and turkey!