Small Busse

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by Tony G, Apr 30, 2020.

  1. Tony G

    Tony G Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 14, 2006
    Been busy moving so I fell off the posting each day thing. Almost done with that.

    This was a knife I had often heard about and it was even hard to find a photo, and then one happened to land here one day.


    And it's thin! That's a BAD next to it.
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  2. OnceBitten

    OnceBitten Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2011
    Love it!

  3. evltcat

    evltcat Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 7, 2011
    WOW! Super early... ATS-34? Maybe a legendary 3-finger?
  4. Tony G

    Tony G Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 14, 2006
    nope the Three Finger is the smaller one. Not sure they were A2 or AST-34

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  5. uGAshooter

    uGAshooter Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 11, 2016
    Oh man! Those are both sweet!
  6. Jon E Walker

    Jon E Walker Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 11, 2019
    Tony, that's a Lil'Ugly ATS-34.
    Awesome old school Busse.
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  7. Tony G

    Tony G Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 14, 2006
    That be it :thumbsup::cool:
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  8. Will York

    Will York Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 21, 2000
    That’s a great little pattern and what a find! So cool it has the old stamp. What a collector piece—love it!:thumbsup:

    Thanks for sharing!
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  9. 360joules

    360joules Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    Yep. I miss that one too. Lol!
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  10. V-1


    Apr 14, 1999
    Very cool! I'd buy one of those immediately if it was ever rereleased. Love the old school stamp on it too.
  11. joeldworkin307

    joeldworkin307 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 2, 2012
    I am officially in love. If @Jerry Busse ever wanted to bring this back in a steel other than INFI (wasted toughness on so small a knife), I would carry one daily.
  12. resinguy


    Feb 19, 2006
    Oh, yeah. Now I remember that from an old Busse magazine ad.
  13. DirtyPhill


    Nov 13, 2007
    Would pry my wallet open for a version of that in Elmax
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  14. PeteyTwoPointOne

    PeteyTwoPointOne Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 10, 2014
    I bet there's one buried in a payload.
  15. jst


    Oct 31, 2005
    My all time most carried Busse. Got it close to 30 years ago.Had two and sold one to Skunk.
    Came with a very bad sheath so had a better one made.
    Time for a rerun, or the Folder..
  16. Tony G

    Tony G Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 14, 2006

    Well then that's your knife. I got it from Scott maybe 8 years ago.
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  17. elevatorman

    elevatorman Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 29, 2013
    How much , very nice
  18. Tony G

    Tony G Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 14, 2006
    I don't recall. Scott and I had a lot of transactions take place after polishing off a full bottle of a single malt. :thumbsup::confused:. And there were a lot of intangibles. I'd go there fishing and he'd come here and stay in a family apartment that was vacant. If it was after a fishing trip it could have been $700, if after he came here $125 LOL
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  19. jst


    Oct 31, 2005
    Tony G, glad it found a good home. Im thinking that it went to Scott for around $125 or so. So happy that I still have mine. Part of a small collection of some very unique and collectible Busse cutting tools..
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