Dovo Astrale 5/8 Straight Razor

This truly beautiful Astrale straight razor features a genuine ebony wood handle, and is harmoniously paired with the popular 5/8 inch blade. The razor has been perfectly balanced in order to always provide a great shave. The blade is forged from high carbon steel, given a full hollow grind, and showcases an incredible 24k gold plated etching. Each razor comes in a beautiful metal gift case. 

Like any other razor sold by The Classic Edge Shaving Store, this razor is professionally honed to "shave ready" by Phil. This $25 Value is our way of showing you that we are willing to take our Customer Service to the next level. After all, nothing is worse than buying a Straight Razor as a gift for a loved one, only for them to open the box and realize that they now have to send it away to be sharpened before they can use it. Also included is a free follow up honing that can be used once your razor is in need of a fresh edge.

Please allow a minimum of at least 2-3 business days for us to prepare your Straight Razor, as this is not a product that you buy just anywhere. It needs special attention to detail as it will come in contact with your skin, and must be sanitized and polished before being coated with Renaissance Wax. This careful and considerate attention to each razor is the difference between a shaving store that will rush your razor out the next morning, and our own Artisan-owned shaving store that is nothing less than extreme when it comes to making their clients 100% satisfied. It's our job to ensure that your experience is perfect. We cannot thank you enough for visiting our website, and we hope you have a great day.

Note: When you receive the razor for the first time, carefully take it out of the box and remove the oil with a piece of tissue. The razor has already been stropped and honed to "Shave Ready". You will get 2 shaves before needing to strop (depending on how aggressive your beard growth is. Each time you have used your razor, rinse the blade with hot tap water. Carefully and thoroughly dry the blade and in between the scales with a piece of tissue paper before you close it. We recommend to oil your razor after every use. To maintain a sharp cutting edge, strop regularly prior to shaving, never after.

Grind: Full Hollow

Blade Width: 5/8

Point: Round

Metal: Carbon Steel with 24 Carat Gold

Handle: Ebony Wood

Made in Solingen, Germany by Dovo

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Lewis C
Customer review

This is my first, but certainly not last, straight razor purchase from Classic Edge. The edge that Phil put on this razor is so sharp that he must use magical hones as well as the hands of an artist. The blade is beautiful and the scales as perfect. Even the engraving plate has a mirror finish that begs for one's initials. To top it all off, this razor shaves like a dream; no pulling, no razor burn, just the plinking sound of hairs being removed by a precision built work of art. Thank you Phil for the free gifts and I look forward to many years of shaving bliss with this razor.