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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. We offer many years of experience in the trade, the competence of two 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.

Should you be interested in selling a stringed instrument, simply send us a few clear digital photographs 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.

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. Send your photos by e-mail to mail@corilon.com.


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:




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Corilon violins · Lilienstrasse 2 · D-81669 Munich
Phone: +49 (0)89-444 19 619 · Fax: +49 (0)89-444 19 620
mail@corilon.com · www.corilon.com

New arrivals in our catalogue:
  • Old, c.1920 German violin after Amati - warm, sweet sound
  • Outstanding antique French Breton violin, approx. 1850
  • 7/8 - Italian 7/8 violin, Carlo Melloni, 1932 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • Recommendable old German violin, ~1920
  • Antique Klingenthal violin, approx. 1850
  • Old German violin after Niccolo Amati, Markneukirchen
  • Fine Markneukirchen violin bow after Sartory, sweet, sophisticated tone
  • Markneukirchen violin bow, strong and powerful toned
  • Antique German violin from Saxony, classical model, approx. 1880
  • Strong, lightweight virtuoso violin bow, Albert Leicht
  • Good violin bow from Markneukirchen, warm, mellow tone
  • Antique Neuner & Hornsteiner Mittenwald violin, approx. 1900
  • Good Markneukirchen violin bow approx. 1950
  • Fine Markneukirchen violin bow, 1920ies
  • Old violin from Mittenwald, Johann Fürst
  • Fernando Montavoci, rare Italian violin
  • Silver-mounted violin bow, for K. van der Meer Amsterdam
  • Mittenwald violin, Johann Reiter, 1949, opus 254
  • French soloist violin after J.B. Vuillaume - restorations, special price
  • German Markneukirchen violin bow with a blank frog
  • Otto Albert ("Pariser") Hoyer, lightweight violin bow, circa 1930
  • Excellent Markneukirchen violin by C. G. Schuster jun.
  • German violin by Ludwig Fritz Heberlein
  • Mario Bedocchi, fine Italian viola (certificate by Eric Blot)