The 1987 Hess truck bank
was the twentieth Hess toy in what became an American tradition. Find info, pictures and Hess truck for sale on a daily basis here. Made in traditional Hess colors this 18 wheeler is mostly white with green fenders, red wheels and lots of chrome. This truck is covered in lights including head and tail lights, clearance and full running lights. The side doors of the box trailer open buy sliding them towards the rear. Inside are 3 miniature Hess oil barrels clearly labeled Hess. The coin slot is located on the top of the box trailer at the rear and the red knob opens the rear trailer door to access the coins. This truck had a production of 1,000,000 units with 900,000 made in Hong Kong
and 100,000 made in China
. They originally retailed for $5.49 at participating locations.
The door steps are chrome with a detailed diamond pattern but there are some trucks, which have smooth doors steps referred to as “smooth coat” because they are without a diamond pattern making this rare. There was also a yellow 1987 Hess fire truck made as well and these are just as collectible.
The HESS 18-WHEELER BANK is white and green, with 3 miniature oil barrels. In addition to the head and tail lights, this truck comes with clearance and full running lights, chrome doorsteps, horns, exhaust stacks and side view mirrors. The trailer has sliding cargo doors and an coin slot on the top of the trailer for the bank. A red knob opens the rear trailer door to withdraw savings. The "1987 Truck" started the tradition of the Hess Toy Truck being detailed in white and green.
- 1987 "RARE MADE IN CHINA" 18- WHEELER'TRUCK (10% mfg in China, rest made in Hong Kong)
- TRUCK:New/Mint cond. BOX: Like-New, has "1987" handwritten on top, 1/4" high
- head and tail lights, clearance and full running lights
- 3 miniature oil barrels, chrome doorsteps, horns, exhaust stacks and side view mirrors
- "1987 Truck" started the tradition of the Hess To