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Buy it on Amazon and use paypal or a credit card and you don't risk anything. If you're not happy you can get your money back. I have a G20 and wouldn't trade it for any stone anywhere. Having several dozen stones of all types, its still my choice as a razor finisher.
Trying not to be a conspiracy theorist, but I find it hard to believe that the blade in the first picture was without very deep pits and turned out pristine. I have tried to bring back blades that weren't nearly that rusted and couldn't possibly remove the pits. Just thinking out loud.
Dovo gets a lot of rough reviews, both here and on other forums. I'm convinced this is because some expect their cheapest, entry level "Best Quality" blades to exhibit the same quality and workmanship as their Bergisher Lowe and Bismark blades which sell for 2 or 3 X as much. I am a fan of Dovo...
I bought these razors one at a time over about a years time. They are all nearly perfect Friodur 472s. Someone else added the third pin and I'm not sure why. I don't have these razors in a regular rotation as I have about 200 others and simply choose one based on how I feel at shave time LOL...