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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.


  • 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.

  • 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 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.

    New arrivals in our catalogue
    • Restored Czech master violin with a "Dalla Costa" label, approx. 1880
    • 3/4 - German GEWA 3/4 violin
    • Elegant Italian violin, Luigi Vistoli, Lugo 1943 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
    • 3/4 - Fine Mittenwald 3/4 violin by Neuner & Hornsteiner, approx. 1850
    • Baroque viola in original condition, Mittenwald, approx. 1800 (certificate Christian Lijsen)
    • Old violin from Saxony, approx. 1940 - warm, dark, mellow sound
    • Old German lightweight violin bow, soft stick - warm, mellow tone
    • English Silver mounted violin bow: soft stick, mellow tone
    • 3/4 - Antique German 3/4 violin for young talents, Markneukirchen, c.1880
    • Early 19th century Hopf violin, approx. 1800 - large, voluminous sound
    • Fine Mittenwald master violin, c.1740, Sebastian Klotz circle
    • Fine German master violin bow after Tourte, 1920's
    • Fine 19th century English violin bow
    • 3/4 - antique French Breton 3/4 violin, Mirecourt
    • Fine silver mounted Markneukirchen violin bow, Hill model, 1940/1950
    • Mittenwald master violin, early 19th century (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
    • Italian violin, Francesco Cossu, 1979
    • Rare baroque violin in unmodified original condition, approx. 1800
    • Modern Italian 7/8 violin, Carlo Melloni, 1932 (certificate Eric Blot)
    • Johann Georg Schönfelder: fine Markneukirchen violin, c1790
    • Fine contemporary master violin, Wolfgang Schiele, Munich
    • Bavarian master violin, approx. 1800 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
    • Interesting 1920's Italian violin, ascribed to Enrico Politi
    • Italian violin, Naples, late 19th century