The Vertigo brand is getting a new triple-flame torch, as its parent company, The Lotus Group, has announced the Boxer.

The Boxer offers three wind-resistant torch flames that have been set at an angle to improve comfort and ease of use when lighting a cigar. Rosemary Sharp, president of The Lotus Group, called it a workhorse lighter along the lines of the company’s popular Cyclone, both of which are designed to offer an attractive price to value ratio.

It is available in two colors, charcoal and clear, both of which are translucent so the amount of butane in the tank is visible. The base of the lighter serves as a large flame adjustment wheel so the user can dial in as much or as little firepower as they prefer.

The Boxer aims to be friendly to both the wallet and pocket, as it is priced at $11.99 and measures 3.4 x 1.3 x .86 inches.

The Boxer is being shown off at the 2023 PCA Convention & Trade Show, which runs from July 8-11 in Las Vegas. The lighters are in stock and ready to ship to retailers.

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