Here is a real old one G.P. Busse Field Grade

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by jrgannon, Feb 6, 2021.

  1. jrgannon

    jrgannon Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 24, 2000
    I have owned a few Busse Kin over the years but had to jump on this one when i had a chance to buy it. Hope you all enjoy the pics and would be interested in any comments on age, how many like this were made, etc. Thanks and have a great day

  2. WatermanChris


    Aug 30, 2018
    Wow! That thing is incredible! Nice score
  3. nick681

    nick681 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 22, 1999
    I'm jealous! Nice score!
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  4. duramax

    duramax KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 29, 2012
    Holy shizzzzz nit !!!!!! Grail score !!!! That’s awesome !!!
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  5. HJK

    HJK Moderator Moderator

    Jun 30, 1999
    Love it!
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  6. jrgannon

    jrgannon Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 24, 2000
    The knife appears to be completely unused. Does anyone know what year these were produced?
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  7. unwisefool

    unwisefool Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 22, 2007
    That's pretty awesome
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  8. tuica

    tuica Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 30, 2013
    Very nice. I doubt I’ve even seen one of those. Anywhere. Before they had model names. Again, very nice.
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  9. grizzle

    grizzle Gold Member Gold Member

    May 8, 2016
    :eek::D very sweet blade, appreciate you sharing it!

    Id guess its over 20 years old? but tbh Im clueless about it :confused:. Im not sure what branding was like in the 90s or if this could be one of Jerrys customs
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  10. Private Klink

    Private Klink Gold Member Gold Member

    May 30, 2017
    Congrats on your collector's knife! :thumbsup::cool::thumbsup: Looks like something Jerry would have produced back in the 80's.
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  11. ScoMa

    ScoMa Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 13, 2017
    Great score!

    What is it?
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  12. jrgannon

    jrgannon Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 24, 2000
    I do not think it has an actual model name. From the little research i was able to do it appears these were hand made by Jerry Busse prior to launching Busse Combat. I found a similar looking knife without the black coating on the blade that had been sold on the website. I also found a couple pics of other style knives also marked G.P. Busse Field Grade.
  13. Icky Thump

    Icky Thump Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 8, 2011
    Great score
  14. Jaxx

    Jaxx Moderator Moderator

    Jan 18, 2006
    Think Jerry just called them survival knives back then. Nice score :thumbsup::thumbsup:
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  15. WatermanChris


    Aug 30, 2018
    What was the blade steel used on these? ATS-34?
  16. Soulrack223

    Soulrack223 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 8, 2007
    I bet it's A2. Awesome knife.
  17. David Lennon

    David Lennon Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 26, 2017
    I watched this on ebay about a week ago before it sold if this is the one. Couldn't find any info on it . Nice score
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  18. co556guy


    Dec 13, 2011
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  19. jrgannon

    jrgannon Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 24, 2000
    Does anyone know if the G.P. Busse knives were all one-offs or where there recurring models?
  20. resinguy


    Feb 19, 2006
    I seem to recall an old story of Jerry taking a load of knives down to Ft. Bragg one weekend and selling out. Might have been something like this?
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2021

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