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Violins and fine violins

For many musicians, a violin is more than just an instrument. Especially old violins with their mature, individual character are true companions in orchestra playing, chamber music and solo performance. Corilon violin's online catalogue features unique antique German, French and Italian violins and master violins that inspire the serious player with their delicate tone and workmanship, selected tonewoods and fine antique varnish. Advanced and professional players alike appreciate our old and antique violins for their richness in tone, and as a desirable alternative with a stable and good investment value. Buy and try our premium quality violins online at Corilon violins, and browse our special online selections of old children's violins. The "Bows" section features our attractive selection of various violin bows. Search our website for instruments of a special maker or origin by typing e. g. "Italian violin", "French violin", or "German violin" into the search box. Buy and try our premium selection of old and antique violins online: each one selected for quality and condition, professionally restored by the qualified violin makers at Corilon and made ready to play.

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Modern handmade European violin, probably Czech or Hungarian

Modern handmade European violin, probably Czech or Hungarian

Inventory No.: 4362
Provenance: Czech Republic / Hungary
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1980
Price: 690.0 €

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Klingenthal violin approx. 1850 - top

Antique violin from Klingenthal, for students, approx. 130 years old

Inventory No.: 4194
Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1880 - 1900
Price: 750.0 €

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Antique German violin, 1920's, Markneukirchen

Antique German violin, 1920's, Markneukirchen

Inventory No.: 4381
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 790.0 €

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Older 1970's Bubenreuth violin in excellent condition

Older, 1970's Bubenreuth violin in excellent condition

Inventory No.: 4302
Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: approx. 1970
Price: 790.0 €

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Old German volin, oil varnish, 1940/1950's

Old German volin, oil varnish, 1940/1950's

Inventory No.: 4128
Provenance: Germany
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: 1940/1950
Price: 850.0 €

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Da Salo copy, violin from Markneukirchen - front view

Violin from Saxony, Da Salo model

Inventory No.: 3784
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 880.0 €

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Markneukirchen violin of sound, approx. 1940

Old Markneukirchen violin of sound, approx. 1940

Inventory No.: 4308
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: presumably Glier workshops
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 890.0 €

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German-Bohemian violin, patterend after Klotz, approx. 1940

German-Bohemian violin, patterend after Klotz, approx. 1940

Inventory No.: 4335
Provenance: Saxony-Bohemia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.2 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 890.0 €

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Antique French violin, c.1880, Mirecourt

Antique French violin, approx. 1880, Mirecourt

Inventory No.: 4357
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: probably JTL
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: approx. 1880
Price: 900.0 €

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old Markneukirchen violin after Amati, Saxony

Brilliant sound: old Markneukirchen violin after Amati

Inventory No.: 4187
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 900.0 €

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Old German violin, 1920's, bright, brilliant sound

Old German violin, 1920's, bright, brilliant sound

Inventory No.: 4253
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1920 circa
Price: 920.0 €

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German violin after Stradivarius

Handsome old German violin, Saxony, approx. 1940

Inventory No.: 4327
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 950.0 €

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New arrivals in our catalogue:
  • Modern mid 20th century English viola, oil varnished
  • Jules Sirgent, Paris, fine antique French violin patterned after Guarneri
  • Eckart Richter, fine contemporary master violin from Markneukirchen, 1995
  • French master violin, Jean Striebig, 1945
  • Interesting master violin from Bohemia, approx. 1870
  • Old German volin, oil varnish, 1940/1950's
  • Strong, active viola bow - Germany, 1970's, W. Seifert
  • Silver mounted German viola bow, active and strong
  • Older, 1970's Bubenreuth violin in excellent condition
  • Michael Reindl, petite Mittenwald master violin, 1935
  • NEW SOUND SAMPLE / Historic master violin, late 18th century, Prague School
  • Fine and precisely reacting 1920's English violin bow
  • Antique German violin, 1920's, Markneukirchen
  • Fine H. R. Pfretzschner violin bow, silver mounted - masterpiece
  • Excellent and highly recommendable Markneukirchen violin bow, approx. 1920
  • German 1920's violin bow, Max Schäffner, Hamburg
  • Max König, Munich, rare violin dated 1907
  • LEASE ONLY: Contemporary Italian master violin by Nicola Vendrame
  • LEASE ONLY: Historical violin by Johann Georg Leeb, Preßburg, 1786
  • LEASE ONLY: Plinio Michetti, a fine old Italian violin, Torino
  • LEASE ONLY: Contemporary Cremonese master violin, Daniele Scolari
  • LEASE ONLY: Riccardo Bergonzi, contemporary Cremonese master violin
  • LEASE ONLY: Giulio Cesare Gigli, fine 18th century Italian violin, approx. 1750
  • LEASE ONLY: Franco Albanelli, a fine contemporary Italian violin