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Consignment and commission sales at Corilon violins


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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:
    • 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)