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02-20-2012, 05:12 PM #1
Here's my show and tell: I don't know much about this blade other than the fact that it says Solingen, Germany and it's a Dorko. Can anyone tell me anything more about it? I picked it up for a reasonable price. It's a gorgeous blade, but the front scale is a little warped. (anyone know how to fix it?)
02-20-2012, 06:21 PM #2
Someone with more knowledge will jump on and give you more specifics. I can tell you that you got a beauty that would superb with a full restore but will be fine as is with honing. As for warped scales, yes, they can be repaired their are answers to be found in our library. Or you can have as much work as you may want done
by one of our talented restorers. They are listed in the classifieds.Bob
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02-20-2012, 11:00 PM #3Honing ain't rocket science. It's more like quantum entanglement.
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02-20-2012, 11:03 PM #4
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very nice score!
02-21-2012, 01:57 AM #5
I can't give you the history book answers on the brand that some here can, but Dorko's have a good reputation. Looks like it'll be a beauty of a shaver once honed up.
02-21-2012, 11:02 PM #6
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02-22-2012, 07:57 AM #7
Doesn't seem to match any of these Dorkos in the wiki...:
Categoryorko - Straight Razor Place Wiki
Edit: After some google picture digging it looks like it's an 1151 6/8
Last edited by jakep; 02-22-2012 at 08:08 AM.