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Sell your violin to Corilon violins


What do I need to know about selling my violin? Who buys violins?
Information and practical tips on selling your violin, viola or cello to Corilon violins


Selling a violin is never a simple affair: A proper assessment of a violin’s musical qualities, its possible value and whether it needs to be restored requires experience and expertise beyond the ken of most stringed instrument owners and small dealers. Moreover, few regional luthiers are willing to purchase instruments.

Many private owners and professional musicians have turned to Corilon violins as a serious and trustworthy partner when selling their violin, viola, cello or bow. Corilon violins offers years of experience in the trade, the competence of several luthiers who have specialized in setting up and restoring old instruments and a network of collaborating experts. We purchase old violins, violas, cellos and bows of quality that meet the standards of our diverse product range. As the owner of a valuable stringed instrument, you can also take advantage of our offer to sell your fine stringed instrument on consignment through our catalogue. Corilon violins has already helped the works of many esteemed master luthiers find their way to the right musician.

Should you be interested in selling a stringed instrument, simply send us a few clear digital photos by email that show the entire violin, body and scroll, from all sides. Include as well close-ups of any important details such as cracks, repairs and damage. There is no need for you to have it repaired or replace missing parts like broken strings beforehand—our workshop will take care of such matters upon purchase. Send your photos by e-mail to mail@corilon.com

Based on the first impression from your photos, we can in most cases make a reasonable purchase offer and ask you to send us your instrument. Since the price for a fine stringed instrument can only be conclusively determined by visual and physical inspection, we recommend that you start selling your violin by submitting photos to us. We hope you understand that we cannot make any statements without photographs, solely based on names and dates on labels or similar information.






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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:
  • German violin with an outstandingly warm, powerful sound
  • English violin, William Reid Watt, Birmingham 1926
  • 3/4 - Fine French 3/4 violin
  • Fine historic Markneukirchen viola, 18th century
  • 3/4 - powerful old French 3/4 violin of sound
  • Ernst Heinrich Roth, rare master violin - gorgeous Amati copy, 1924
  • Italian violin, M. Salustri, Albano Laziale
  • Fine German master violin, mid 20th century - masterpiece
  • Plinio Michetti, a fine old Italian violin, Torino
  • German violin by Anton Hoyer, Wuppertal, approx. 1940
  • Contemporary Italian viola, by Paolo Maglia
  • Good antique Markneukirchen viola, approx. 1900
  • Raffaello Bozzi, 1939: Italian violin (certificate Cesare Magrini)
  • Raffaele Calace, Italian violin, Napoli 1916
  • Jean-Joseph Honoré Derazey: French master violin (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Claudio Gamberini, professional Italian violin, 1930
  • Georg Klotz circa 1790: fine violin from the Yehudi Menuhin collection
  • Old Italian violin, Antonio Lechi, Cremona 1922
  • Modern Italian violin, Carlo Luigi Dalatri, Florence
  • Antique 19th century Vienna viola, approx. 1870
  • Old German viola, Markneukirchen, approx. 1960
  • Fine English violin, late 18th century
  • Modern Italian 7/8 violin, Carlo Melloni, 1932 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • 3/4 - Powerful sounding old 3/4 violin from Mittenwald - for soloists