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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.


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


We hope you understand that we cannot make any statements without photographs, solely based on names and dates on labels or similar information.

>>> 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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Product categories:

Old violins

Master violins

Violin bows

Violas

Old cellos

Small sized violins

Cello bows



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:
  • 7/8 - German 7/8 violin after Guarnerius, approx. 1930
  • French violin after J.B. Vuillaume, ca. 1910
  • Max Möller, Amsterdam: violin bow circa 1940
  • Contemporary Cremonese master violin, Daniele Scolari
  • Italian violin, 1970, Benvenuto Botturi (certificate B. Botturi)
  • French violin after N. Amatus
  • 1860's Klingenthal violin, complex sound
  • A Victor Fetique soloist cello bow with a certificate by Raffin
  • Contemporary master violin, Jean Strick, Bruxelles 1999
  • Mario Bedocchi, fine Italian viola (certificate by Eric Blot)
  • Contemporary Italian violin, G. Martinelli 1993
  • French violin bow, atelier Charles Nicolas Bazin
  • French violin bow by Louis Joseph Morizot, known as Morizot père
  • Fine lightweight English cello bow for virtuoso performance
  • Powerful French violin, Remy Paris (certificate Millant)
  • Powerful violin from Mittenwald, approx. 1900
  • 1917 Violin by Schuster & Co., Markneukirchen
  • Contemporary Italian violin, Dante Ottani
  • German violin after Guarneri, bright, brilliant toned
  • Mittenwald violin after Guarneri
  • Hopf violin from Klingenthal, approx.1900
  • Antique German violin, Markneukirchen
  • English violin, London, circa 1860
  • 3/4 - French 3/4 violin, J.T.L. "Grandini"