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Consignment and commission sales at Corilon violins

Violin shop Corilon



Sell a violin or other fine stringed instrument on consignment via Corilon violins


If you would like to sell a valuable stringed instrument with an interesting history and outstanding musical properties on consignment, Corilon violins would be pleased to sell it on your behalf. Our highly-qualified team has years of experience in setting up and presenting valuable violins, violas, cellos and bows. Our elaborately detailed online catalogue and highly representative business premises in Munich Central city is the perfect venue in which to present your fine stringed instrument.



  • Finding loving hands: At our distinguished facilities in downtown Munich, our clients and guests can spend time getting to know our instruments in a quiet setting. This helps your instrument find its way to the one musician who will appreciate it most.

  • Our international catalogue is designed to appeal to sophisticated musicians worldwide, and we also offer them wide-ranging guarantees and opportunities to try out their purchase.

  • Our consultation services are based on years of experience in the trade of historic instruments, which gives us a reliable and trustworthy foundation. We assess the sales potential of your fine stringed instrument and discuss with you a reasonable price that can be attained within a reasonable timeframe.

  • We offer beneficial terms for selling instruments on commission: 15% plus VAT. We will manage the entire process of handling your sale and the related logistics, and we will present and advertise your instrument for you. Instruments offered below € 5,000 will occur an additional € 200 presentation fee.

  • Absolute transparency is one of the convincing advantages of our online catalogue: you can track the price and progress of your sale at all times and see immediately when your instrument was sold and at what price.



  • If necessary, in our atelier for violin making and restoration, our highly qualified and experienced specialist luthiers will take care of any work needed to preserve or adjust your instrument's voice. All of our repairs are done with the greatest care and competence. If you are interested in selling your stringed instrument on consignment, please contact us directly to learn more about the terms and conditions. To begin the process, please send us pictures of the entire instrument, preferably from all sides, including any important details about issues such as damage. If your instrument is expected to achieve more than €10,000, we also request copies of appraisal documents.Please send your photos and scans via email to mail@corilon.com.




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    Corilon violins • Lilienstrasse 2 • D-81669 München • Germany
    Phone: +49 (0)89-444 19 619 • Fax: +49 (0)89-444 19 620
    mail@corilon.comwww.corilon.com

    New arrivals in our catalogue:
    • French violin No. 388 by Amédée Dieudonné, 1948
    • Outstanding antique French violin, approx. 1850, sweet tone
    • Powerful Mittenwald violin by Ottomar Hausmann
    • Outstanding German violin, Saxony approx. 1920
    • Old silver mounted cello bow, probably H. R. Pfretzschner, strong and active
    • Recommendable antique German violin with a warm, resonant sound
    • Old Mittenwald violin by Neuner & Hornsteiner, Landolfi model, 1929
    • Elegant old Markneukirchen violin, 1940's, oil varnished
    • Fine unstamped master Cello bow, Markneukirchen, 1910/1920
    • Fine silver mounted cello bow, Gustav Prager, approx. 1930
    • Mario Gadda, modern Italian violin after Oreste Candi, 1984
    • 1/8 - French 1/8 violin by J.T.L.
    • Mario Gadda, Italian violin after Stefano Scarampella
    • Antique German violin after Maggini, Markneukirchen, approx. 1900
    • German Silver mounted violin bow: bright, somewhat mellow tone
    • Excellent old German violin bow, 1930's, Johannes Adler
    • 19th century: Antique German violin from Saxony, c.1850
    • Very beautiful Viennese cello, approx. 1800 - 1820
    • 3/4 - powerful old German 3/4 violin, prob. A. C. Glier
    • Old Czech violin - "The Metro Violin Class"
    • WORKED OVER AND TONALLY OPTIMIZED: Mittenwald violin, Johann Reiter 1961
    • Bavarian master violin, approx. 1800 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
    • Fine Markneukirchen master violin, 1940's: Large, mature tone
    • Good German violin bow, W. E. Dörfler