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Dear Sir or Madam, I own a black 23 x 47 x 7 mm Rowenta lighter. It has a screw on bottom that I cannot remove. What is it hiding ? Is this lighter refillable ? Is there a flint to replace ?. I've found on your site the following : "By jbbiii on Apr 06, 2009 Father died and left me a Rowenta lighter purchased in Stutgart in 1952. It has a screw on bottom with spring to replace the flint, but I cannot figure out how to open the bottom to replace the cotton wadding which I can see through the hole


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Hello
\015\012The flint should be near the striker.Or the thumb roller,usually below it.
\015\012As old as it is you may not see it beacause its worn down.
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\015\012Maybe taking it to an antique store or a smoke shop would be more helpfull.
\015\012I know with zippos the cover slides off to the top when you hold the 2 nodules in.Which is how you get to the wick.
\015\012The screw at the bottom which does not come out, may be a flame adjustment screw.
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