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Why You Should Light Up With A Colibri - Articles Surfing
When you light up a cigar with a Colibri lighter, you can't help feeling suave and confident. Just like fine wine, a Colibri lighter add to your sense of taste and style, and enhance your smoking experience.
Burning a Legacy through history
The Colibri lighter was produced in 1928, by Julius Lowenthal, when he formed a company with his brother Benno, after the First World War. He developed a lighter mechanism that could answer the technical problems concerning the flint wheel. From this solution was born the Colibri Original, the very first of a hugely successful line of luxury Colibri lighters. In the 1930s Lowenthal obtained a patent for a fully automatic lighter and moved from Germany to London where he established Colibri Lighters Ltd.
Shortly after WWII, Colibri opened its own development department and began making innovations in lighter technology which would enable the company to establish itself as the industry leader. It has been nearly eighty years, and Colibri still continues to to lead the way with beam sensor, cigar, sport and multi-function lighters, along with a wide selection of impeccably styled and detailed smoking accessories.
Leading the way in Quality Craftsmanship
Since 1928, Colibri has enjoyed the reputation of being the country's leading manufacturer of quality lighting instruments and smoking accessories. Colibri continues to set the standard for lighters with its innovative design and the numerous advancements in lighter technology and smoking accessories. In the post-war years, Colibri had its own Development Dept. and there began a series of technical developments which have produced and still are for that matter, a while range of exciting new lighters. In 1955 saw the first Colibri Gas Lighter. This was produced in France where the knowledge existed and combined French advances in butane gas tanks and precision mechanism of the Colibri Monopol. Colibri lighters are individually inspected to ensure that each product conforms up to par to quality control standards. In fact, Colibri lighters are known for being well-made butane lighters, that do not have that unpleasant residual taste that matches and most fluid lighters leave. Well-Colibri lighter models include:
> Colibri Original - the very first Colibri lighter designed by Julius Lowenthal
> Colibri Monogas - improved on the Monopol by coming out in a variety of finishes and a number of action improvements.
> Piezo Electric lighter - the precursor of the Colibri Molectric 88 (one of the most reliable and fashionable lighters since its development in the late 60s).
> Colibri Supertronic - a luxurious battery model that paved the way for the popular slim lighter.
> Colibri Sensatron - a lighter that required no moving parts for ignition, and operated by the merest touch.
> Colibri Lasatron - to ignite, all you have to do is pass your finger across a beam sent across a recess that holds photoelectric sensitive cell - truly a testament to microchip technology.
> Colibri Talon Lighter - A small, handy wind-proof lighter, the Colibri Talon is an stylish piece with a full-view fuel tank and SST torch flame ignition system that is dependable, durable and apt for any occasion.
Enjoying a Colibri lighter
Enjoying a cigar, a pipe or a cigarette has never been more poignant and bittersweet than in today's modern-day London. Colibri lighters are stylish and are born of precision craftsmanship. Owning a Colibri lighter says that you have fine taste; that quality and style are of the utmost importance in a person like you. Lighting up is not just any ordinary affair - it is a love affair, be it lighting a cigar, a pipe, or a cigarette.
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