FREE SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS OVER $35

Dovo Special 5-8" Full Hollow Carbon Steel Straight Razor - Faux Tortoiseshell

SKU 405-003-00
Regular Price
$142.56
Sale Price
$142.56
Regular Price
Sold Out
Unit Price
translation missing: en.general.accessibility.unit_price_separator 

  • Faux tortoiseshell handle with a sterling silver Dovo inlay

  • 24k gold etching on the high-carbon Swedish steel blade

  • Full hollow grind that flexes to the contours of your face for a close shave

  • Non-slip jimps on the tang

  • Blade Width: 5/8" | Grind: Full Hollow | Scales Material: Celluloid


  • Complete your Shaving Set Up:
    RoyalShave Add-On Straight Razor Set
  • Customer Reviews

    Based on 8 reviews
    75%
    (6)
    25%
    (2)
    0%
    (0)
    0%
    (0)
    0%
    (0)
    F
    F.H.
    Dovo Spécial

    A great shave

    R
    R.R.
    Beautiful Razor

    Stropped it before i shaved with it. Did a nice job still learning, but was a decent shave. I'm sure it will give me better shaves once i become proficient with it. You can feel and see the quality of this Razor glad i made the purchase.

    B
    B.T.
    Half a Lifetime and Going Strong

    I purchased my Dovo "Special" Imitation Tortoiseshell, Full Hollow Carbon Steel, 5/8" straight razor in 1979 because I was moving to a remote tropical island and did not want to bring anything "disposable" with me.

    Together with a badger bristle brush, a strop and fine Arkansas stone, this is all I have ever used to shave with in the intervening twenty-three years. The Dovo shaves as well today as it did the first time I ever used it.

    Unlike disposables and "safety" razors, I have never once nicked myself with the Dovo and I laugh out loud when I hear celebrities on TV say that their electric razor, "shaves as close as a blade!"

    I am now fifty-six years old and this Dovo has lasted me half a lifetime and shows no sign of giving out on me, although most of the gold has worn off of the blade and there are a few dark spots on it.

    I keep it in a case when I'm not using it, strop it once or twice a week and hone it about once every three or four months. I wish that I could say that I have held up as well over the years as my Dovo razor has!

    B
    B.T.
    Half a Lifetime and Going Strong

    I purchased my Dovo "Special" Imitation Tortoiseshell, Full Hollow Carbon Steel, 5/8" straight razor in 1979 because I was moving to a remote tropical island and did not want to bring anything "disposable" with me.

    Together with a badger bristle brush, a strop and fine Arkansas stone, this is all I have ever used to shave with in the intervening twenty-three years. The Dovo shaves as well today as it did the first time I ever used it.

    Unlike disposables and "safety" razors, I have never once nicked myself with the Dovo and I laugh out loud when I hear celebrities on TV say that their electric razor, "shaves as close as a blade!"

    I am now fifty-six years old and this Dovo has lasted me half a lifetime and shows no sign of giving out on me, although most of the gold has worn off of the blade and there are a few dark spots on it.

    I keep it in a case when I'm not using it, strop it once or twice a week and hone it about once every three or four months. I wish that I could say that I have held up as well over the years as my Dovo razor has!

    L
    L.S.
    A Solid Workhorse Razor

    I got this razor shortly after I began with straight shaving. Even though Dovo's are advertised as shave-ready "out of the box," I have not found that to be completely accurate. I always make sure a new straight razor I order is hand-honed. With that assumption, this razor is quite good. After some frustrations with my first straight, i ordered this one, hand-honed, and realized what straight shaving was supposed to be like. The faux-tortoise shell scales look distinctive and add to the pleasure of using this razor. Of all my razors, though, this one has proven most prone to rust and is the only new razor I have ever had to use 1200 grit sandpaper on to remove rust. I don't know why but it's worth noting: lightly oiling a blade with ballistol prior to storage is a good idea.