I ordered this 28" Syrian from The Hookah Store on Dec 11th. I received it on the 19th. I didn't mind the slow shipping because I live across the country and it is the holiday season.
This is the hookah I ordered:
This is the hookah I received:
Although I don't blame The Hookah Store for the damages, that hookah isn't any shade of green I've ever seen before. Regardless of who caused the damages, base and bowl mix-up, this will certainly dampen my holiday spirits.