Dovo 1516 580 Straight Razor, 5/8 Inch Full Hollow Ground Carbon Steel Blade, Faux Tortoise Handle, Germany. The Dovo 1516-580 straight razor has gold etching on a carbon steel blade forged in Solingen, Germany. The handle is mottled faux amber-tortoise-color plastic. The blade is 5/8" wide. Etched on the handle of the blade is "Dovo Special". Stamped on the blade is "DOVO SOLINGEN 1516 Made in Germany". This straight razor comes in a blue metallic case. Made in Solingen, Gemany.
Dovo handcrafts their straight razors in Solingen, Germany, the "City of Blades" that is known for producing the world's finest swords, knives, scissors and razors. Today, the "Solingen" mark is synonymous with high quality and superb design and 90% of all German knives are made in Solingen. The Solingen tradition of metal-working began with Medieval sword smiths and the specialized expertise has been passed down through the generations. Dovo blades are crafted using the same methods of blank forging, ice tempering, hardening, grinding, honing and polishing. Each blade is finished with a 24K-gold Dovo logo. Dovo strives to exceed the high standards set by the early sword smiths by handcrafting high quality, functional straight razors of superb design.