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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 old and antique violins, master 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 online presented with MP3 sound samples

  • Become thoroughly acquainted with your old violin, master violin, viola or cello before you make your 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 old stringed instrument offered in our catalogue.


  • 30 day return policy and guaranteed safe, worldwide delivery

  • Fine stringed instruments will be sent straight to your home, and we guarantee for 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, simply send it back.


  • Trade-in your old stringed instrument

  • Old violins, violas or cellos that no longer meet your growing musical abilities may be offered to us in trade for a better one. Corilon's old violin shop will consider a trade-in for instruments you purchased from us and other fine stringed instruments: old violins, master violins, cellos, violas and bows of considerable quality.


  • We offer a guarantee on every stringed instrument in our catalogue

  • Certificates and appraisals are an important cornerstone of the confidence you need before you purchase an old stringed instrument. This is why you can order a certificate of appraisal for every string instrument and bow we offer so you can have confirmation of important information about the provenance, age, structural details and current value of your old stringed instrument.


  • Violin shop repair services for old stringed instruments

  • Our specialist master atelier will also accept commissions for service repairs, bow rehair and adjustments for your violin, viola or cello (national and international). Please contact us for a quote and instructions for sending in your instrument.


    New arrivals in our catalogue:
    • Charming antique French violin after Antonio Stradivari
    • Georg Klotz, 1766: Fine Mittenwald violin (Georg Kloz)
    • WORKED OVER AND OPTIMIZED: Modern Italian 7/8 violin, Carlo Melloni, 1932 (certificate Eric Blot)
    • WORKED OVER AND OPTIMIZED: Italian violin in the Otello Bignami tradition
    • Good Schönbach viola, Ferdinand Fischer, 1935
    • Markneukirchen violin bow of the 1950ies, bright, fluid tone
    • Contemporary German soloist violin, Bernhard Gerstner, Ulm 1995
    • Markneukirchen viola bow, silver mounted, Arnold Stoess
    • Old Mittenwald violin, Josef Rieger, 1927
    • Historic master violin from the Vogtland region, circa 1780-1800
    • Powerful 1920's Southern Italian violin with a radiant, brilliant sound
    • Good 1940's violin bow from Markneukirchen, warm, mellow tone
    • Contemporary English master violin bow, John W. Stagg, 1990's
    • Old, Brilliant toned Markneukirchen violin, 1920's
    • PRICE REDUCED: Dutch bass viol by Theo Dellen, Voorburg (viola da gamba)
    • Roger & Max Millant, fine French violin, 1944
    • Old Czech violin - "The Metro Violin Class"
    • Decorated, antique 1850's German Klingenthal violin
    • US-American violin with an Italian sound, Lincoln Clough, 1925
    • Interesting modern Italian violin, probably Luigi Mozzani, 1941
    • Modern Italian violin, Carlo Luigi Dalatri, Florence
    • Giuseppe Pedrazzini, fine Italian violin (certificate J. & A. Beare)
    • Franco Albanelli, a fine contemporary Italian violin
    • Fine Italian violin Antonio Monzino & Figli, Milano 1925