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5:54 AM EST, November 8, 2013
The annual Hess Truck hits stores today! This collectible is a no-fail holiday hit, year after year. Good luck finding one for your child!
Excerpts from a press release:
The 2013 Hess Toy Truck and Tractor can be ordered now at www.hesstoytruck.com. It also goes on sale November 8 at participating Hess and Hess Express retail stores. It retails for $27.99 plus tax (plus shipping for online orders) – four Energizer® batteries included.
The 2013 Hess Toy Truck and Tractor follows a long tradition of quality, craftsmanship and imaginative play. The toy set is a truck with beautiful, chrome detailing and a trailer with a loading ramp that is custom designed to haul a versatile, self-propelled tractor. Features include:
· 4 realistic sounds: ignition/idle, horn, back-up alert and hydraulic lift
· 45 lights that work in flash or steady mode
· Hidden extendable rear loading ramp with sound effects
· Motorized forward and reverse motion
· 15 working lights
· Locking front bucket with release button
· 360-degree swiveling back bucket
Toy Truck fans also were treated to a surprise this season – pre-ordering online before the truck model was even identified. Pre-orders begin shipping November 7.
The Hess Toy Truck has been a holiday tradition since 1964, and is one of the longest running toy brands on the market. For a complete list of Hess Toy Trucks through the years and to find your nearest Hess locations or order online, please visit: www.hesstoytruck.com. Fans also can create their own digital display case of their collection at http://collection.hesstoytruck.com.
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