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Corilon violin shop


About Corilon violins, Munich


Corilon violins is an expression of the enthusiasm we feel about old stringed instruments. Since we have established our business, we have been sharing this enthusiasm with collectors and musicians around the world. At our atelier for violin making and restoration in Munich, our specialists competently and lovingly restore old violins, violas, cellos and violin bows, each of which was carefully selected and is full of character.

The distinctive historic profile of every one of our stringed instruments is given the respect it deserves in informative descriptions, high-resolution photographs and compelling audio clips. Our high quality standards have made Corilon violins one of the leading names in the world of historic stringed instruments – a solid reputation which we aspire to surpass every day.

To be included in our online catalogue, an instrument must have one feature above all: high musical quality, which we also prioritise in selecting our rarities and extraordinary pieces by renowned master luthiers. As a result, professional musicians, demanding amateurs and talented students alike can all find a broad palette of outstanding instruments to choose from in the Corilon catalogue. They can be sure of finding exactly what they need to achieve the sound they desire and make the most of their technique.

Every stringed instrument we sell is in excellent condition and immediately ready to play, and as part of our return policy, you can spend 30 days thoroughly becoming acquainted with it. When you purchase an instrument at Corilon violins, our team of experienced violin makers, restorers and music specialists guarantees top standards of reliability with premium service and personal consultation.

We are members of the British Violin Making Association (BVMA) and the Violin Society of America (VSA). We also we also work in close cooperation with highly respected experts in Cremona, Mittenwald, Munich, Paris and Stuttgart.


Related information:

Returns and refund policy

Trade guarantee

Shipping costs

Consignment sales



  • Online catalogue

  • Violin shop services

  • Bow rehair

  • Certificates and appraisals

  • Instrument lease


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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:
    • Good quality 1980's German viola bow, silver mounted - warm, large tone
    • Interesting English violin bow, stamped Dodd, 19th century
    • 3/4 - German student violin, Bubenreuth, 1970ies
    • Antique 19th century Mittenwald violin, approx. 1870
    • Mozart bow - lightweight, active violin bow, silver, Germany
    • 1930's violin bow from Markneukirchen, warm, mellow tone
    • Strong, silver mounted viola bow, c.1980, Markneukirchen, Germany
    • Fine English violin bow by Frank Napier / W.E. Hill & Sons
    • Fine Czech Prague master violin, by Alois Bittner, 1930, No. 75
    • Eckart Richter, contemporary master violin, Markneukirchen
    • Interesting 18th century Markneukirchen viola, 1780 / 1790
    • 1/4 - Fine French 1/4 violin bow, Morizot Frères (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
    • German Markneukirchen violin after Guarneri, beautiful red oil varnish
    • Good German violin bow, W. E. Dörfler
    • 1920's Italian violin by Stefano Caponetto (certificate Christian Lijsen)
    • German Markneukirchen violin, Heinrich Th. Heberlein Jr., 1937
    • French violin from Mirecourt, approx. 1900
    • French violin with a singing tone, Amedee Dieudonne, 1945
    • 19th century: Antique German violin from Saxony, c.1850
    • Petite, late 18th century Italian violin, central Italy (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
    • Rare German-English violin, Arnold Voigt, approx. 1890
    • Contemporary Markneukirchen master viola, Jochen Voigt, 1982, for soloists
    • Italian violin, Claudio Gamberini, circa 1930-50 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
    • Interesting historical violin by Johann Georg Leeb, Preßburg, 1786 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)