This Dovo straight razor has a full hollow ground 5/8″ stainless steel blade set in a Macarta Anthracite coloured handle. Micarta is a very high quality resin that is extremely hard wearing and beautiful to look at. Dovo of Solingen Germany use a unique “hardening” heat treatment that enables them to achieve the highest degree of hardness, elasticity and resistance to wear in their razors making them one of the finest straight razors around. The razor is sold in a blue presentation tin. This razor is sold as shave ready, but stropping prior to use is recommended.