More than a month earlier than expected, Quality Importers Trading Co. has begun shipping the new Palió Veneto, an affordable quad-flame tabletop lighter.

The Veneto measures 5.4 inches x 1.4 x 1.1, much of which is occupied by a massive fuel tank that the company says can hold enough butane to light 150 cigars. That’s especially impressive considering the Veneto is a four-flame torch lighter, with the flames positioned in a diamond pattern. The lighter is ignited via a pull-down trigger.

The MSRP is set at $29.99 and it is offered in five colors: black, blue, clear, green and red. In addition to those colors, Quality Importers says that the Veneto’s large body makes it a great candidate for customization via Swang Bunker, the company’s in-house customization studio, which can add custom graphics for cigar companies, retailers and others.

At the top of the lighter, the flip-top lid has a concave shape to allow it to double as a cigar rest. The bottom of the lighter features a large flame adjustment wheel.

“The Veneto checks off a lot of the boxes our customers have been asking for in the Palió line and does so at a great price point, making it a powerful addition to an already very strong line,” said Danilo Faulin, Palió brand manager at Quality Importers, in a press release when the lighter was announced in January. “The Veneto is a great stay-at-home or on-the-go lighter with the tank capacity to light every cigar at a HERF and keep going.”

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