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Old and antique violins, master violins, violas, cellos and bows online

Discover Corilon violin's outstanding selection of premium old stringed instruments online – exclusive and unique master violins, violins, violas, cellos, children's violins, violin bows and cello bows, each one carefully and individually chosen because of its sound and quality. A portfolio of fine stringed instruments, all of which have been professionally set up and restored by the luthiers at our atelier for violin making and restoration in Munich.

Fine stringed instruments with MP3 sound samples online

Become thoroughly acquainted with your old violin, master violin, viola or cello before you make your violin purchase: our high-resolution photos, online MP3 audio clips and interesting historical background information serve as a personal introduction to each old stringed instrument. Corilon violins is proud of a broad online selection of old stringed instruments, a wide-ranging palette of true musical personalities, and we guarantee the quality and authenticity of every stringed instrument in our catalogue.

International shipping and a 30 day return policy

The old stringed instrument you want will be sent straight to your home, and we ensure safe and secure international shipping. For 30 days you can fully get to know your "new" instrument in your everyday musical environment – at home, in an ensemble and in the concert hall. If it does not meet your expectations, we will be happy to take it back.

Trade-in your old stringed instrument

Fine stringed instruments that no longer meet your growing musical abilities may be offered to us in trade for a better one. Corilon violins will consider a trade-in for old violins, master violins, cellos, violas and bows of considerable quality.

New arrivals in our catalogue:
  • Paul Weidhaas, fine German violin bow
  • Fine Mittenwald violin, approx. 1780, Karner school
  • 3/4 - rare and beautiful French violin
  • Paul Bisch: French master violin No. 394
  • Charles Nicolas Bazin, French violin bow
  • Antique violin by F.A. Glass of Klingenthal
  • Mittenwald violin with a bright, somewhat gentle sound
  • French violin bow by J.T.L., approx. 1950
  • Excellent E. M. Penzel violin bow
  • Active German violin bow, silver mounted
  • Charles Louis Bazin for Gustave Bernardel: fine cello bow
  • German viola with inlaid ornaments
  • Fine Mittenwald master violin
  • Fine historic Neuner & Hornsteiner violin
  • 1/6  - Rare French 1/6 violin, intermediate size, approx. 1850
  • F. C. Pfretzschner, silver mounted viola bow
  • 1/2 - Rare half-sized Mittenwald violin
  • Antique French J.T.L. violin of Mirecourt
  • 7/8 - fine Berlin master violin by O. Möckel
  • Fine Italian violin, Giovanni Schwarz, Venice (certificate Eric Blot)
  • 19th century French soloist violin
  • 18th century: a fine violin after Stainer, Franz Knitl, 1769
  • Rare violin by Matthias Hornsteiner II, a.k.a. “Dax” (certificate Caressa et Français, Köstler)
  • Mittenwald master violin, early 19th century (certificate H. Köstler)