'Storage Wars:' See the smokin' item that saved a bad buy

'Storage Wars:' See the Smokin' Item That Saved a Bad Buy

On a brand-new episode of "Storage Wars," one particularly valuable item saved a seemingly poor storage unit purchase from going up in smoke.

Enter Ivy's locker from Wednesday night. He scored it for a cool $50, but there was definitely a reason why none of the other bidders wanted to touch it with a ten-foot pole.

"Well, this is a disappointment to start it off. It's got a little bit of wire, some hair products. This box here'll get me about five bucks," said Ivy on "Storage Wars."

Nearly everything Ivy pulled from the unit was junk - a gross couch, old toys, some useless papers and wires.

Yeah, not exactly something to brag about. Ivy only found about $124 worth of items.

That is, until he unearthed this smokin' little piece buried in a suitcase.

"This is some kind of Oriental smoking device, I'd have to say," said Ivy.

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'Storage Wars:' See the smokin' item that saved a bad buy
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(photo via A&E)
(photo via A&E)

Well, he was kind of right. After bringing the item to the Candy Bar Hookah Shoppe, Ivy discovered it was a hookah decorated with Persian artwork.

And the brand-new pipe turned out to be as valuable as it was beautiful.

"If I was a collector, I would give you $700 for it," said employee Justin.

"Woo, that's awesome!" said Ivy.

Awesome is right! And considering you can buy hookahs for as little as $11 on eBay, we'd say that was a pretty good find for Ivy there.

Who says you can't find a treasure in a pile of trash? Put that in your pipe and smoke it!

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