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Baroque violins, viols, violas and bows; this special collection of rarities and one-of-a-kind pieces from our selection is a treasure trove for collectors and musicians alike. Any old instrument, of course, is a rare character inimitably formed by its history.
Beyond that, however, we regularly find special pieces, oddities, violins made by rare luthiers and instruments constructed for special purposes: left-handed violins, silent violins, baroque violins, baroque violin bows, viol bows, fine small-sized bows and other interesting old stringed instruments. Baroque violins, viols, baroque and viol bows from Corilon violins: each one professionally restored and ready to play..

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English baroque violin by J. P. Giddings, High Easter 2000 - top

English baroque violin by J. P. Giddings

Inventory No.: 1852
Provenance: High Easter
Maker: J. P. Giddings
Length of back: 35.4 cm
Year: 2000
Price: 2000.0 €

Wolfgang Uebel, Viola da Gamba, 1975

Soprano Viola da gamba by Wolfgang Uebel

Inventory No.: 1359
Provenance: Celle
Maker: Wolfgang Uebel
Length of back: 41.5 cm
Year: 1975
Price: 3000.0 €

Professional electric violin, silent violin "made in Germany"

Professional electric violin (silent violin): Wolfgang Löffler's "e-Strings"

Inventory No.: A37
Provenance: Munich
Maker: Wolfgang Löffler
Length of back: 35.5 cm
Year: new
Price: 3500.0 €

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Magnificent Italian roundback mandolin, Ermelinda Silvestri, circa 1900

Inventory No.: 1703
Provenance: Rome
Maker: Ermelinda Silvestri
Length of back: 31.8 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 4000.0 €

Bass viol - Theo Dellen, Voorburg Netherlands - table

Dutch bass viol by Theo Dellen, Voorburg (viola da gamba)

Inventory No.: 2444
Provenance: Voorburg
Maker: Theo Dellen
Length of back: 72.2 cm
Year: 1957
Price: 7500.0 €

Baroque violin approx. 1800 - top

Rare baroque violin in unmodified original condition, approx. 1800

Inventory No.: 3480
Provenance: England or southern Germany
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1800
Price: 10000.0 €

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New arrivals in our catalogue:
  • Old German violin, 1920's, bright, brilliant sound
  • English violin bow, silver mounted, after James Tubbs
  • German violin bow, mellow, light, silver mounted, M. Winterling
  • Fernando Montavoci, rare 1936 Italian violin
  • Older German viola bow, silver mounted - a strong player
  • Fine and excellent silver mounted cello bow, Lothar Seifert
  • 3/4 - German 3/4 violin, Hermann Keim, 1991
  • WORKED OVER AND TONALLY OPTIMIZED: Contemporary Markneukirchen master viola, Jochen Voigt, 1982
  • Antique 19th century Mittenwald violin, approx. 1850
  • German silver-mounted violin bow, Markneukirchen, 1940's
  • H.R. Pfretzschner violin bow, silver mounted (certificate Klaus Grünke)
  • LEASE ONLY: Fine 18th century Italian violin (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Fine Mittenwald violin, Klotz circle, approx. 1780
  • LEASE ONLY: Interesting modern Italian violin, probably Luigi Mozzani, 1941
  • Good Mittenwald 7/8 violin, 1988, Mathias Klotz workshop
  • WORKED OVER AND OPTIMIZED: Historic French violin, Remy Paris approx. 1840 (certificate Bernard Millant)
  • Good French violin bow by Prosper Colas
  • Handsome old German violin, Saxony, approx. 1940
  • Jean-Joseph Honoré Derazey: French master violin (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Good German violin bow, W. E. Dörfler
  • Silver mounted violin bow, Markneukirchen, Mathias Thomä
  • Markneukirchen violin bow, sophisticated sound, a lightweight player
  • Excellent German master violin bow, powerful, tense, 1940's
  • Old German violin bow, Markneukirchen, warm, gentle sound