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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 antique 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 Corilon violins 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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Meinel & Herold Klingenthal violin approx. 1950 - top

Student violin by Meinel & Herold, Klingenthal, c.1940

Inventory No.: 4670
Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Meinel & Herold
Length of back: 36.2 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 790.0 €

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Antique German violin, 1920's, Markneukirchen - table
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Antique German violin, 1920's, Markneukirchen

Inventory No.: 4587
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 800.0 €

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Antique German Saxon violin with a bright, clear tone - top

Antique German Saxon violin with a bright, warm tone

Inventory No.: 4211
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1930
Price: 890.0 €

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Old German violin with a warm, powerful sound - top

Old German violin, c.1900, with a warm, large sound

Inventory No.: 4650
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1900 circa
Price: 950.0 €

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Old violin from Saxony, approx. 1940  - top
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Old violin from Saxony, approx. 1940 - warm, dark, mellow sound

Inventory No.: 4647
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 950.0 €

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Powerful Markneukirchen violin, Schuster & Co., after Jacobus Stainer - top

Antique Markneukirchen violin, Schuster & Co., after Jacobus Stainer

Inventory No.: 4681
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Schuster & Co.
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: 1914
Price: 950.0 €

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Antique Markneukirchen violin, by Schuster & Co.- top

Antique Markneukirchen violin, by Schuster & Co. approx. 1900/1910

Inventory No.: 4635
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Schuster & Co.
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1900/1910
Price: 950.0 €

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Lowendall violin: Copy of Maggini, violin approx. 1880 - top
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Dresden violin after Giovanni Paolo Maggini, Lowendall workshop, c.1880

Inventory No.: 4574
Provenance: Dresden
Maker: Lowendall workshop
Length of back: 36.4 cm
Year: approx. 1880
Price: 990.0 €

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Dark, brilliant sound: modern Markneukirchen violin after Stradivari - Decke
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Dark, brilliant sound: modern Markneukirchen violin after Stradivari

Inventory No.: 4675
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1990
Price: 1250.0 €

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19th century Klingenthal Hopf violin for small handed players - table

19th century Klingenthal Hopf violin for small handed players

Inventory No.: 1745
Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Hopf
Length of back: 35.4 cm
Year: 1820 circa
Price: 1500.0 €

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Modern handmade European violin, probably Czech or Hungarian, table

Modern violin made in the French style, probably Czech or Hungarian

Inventory No.: 4577
Provenance: Czech Republic / Hungary
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1980
Price: 1500.0 €

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Antique Klingenthal violin, approx. 1850 - top

Antique Klingenthal violin, approx. 1850

Inventory No.: 4417
Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.4 cm
Year: approx. 1850
Price: 1600.0 €

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New arrivals in our catalogue
  • German master violin, late 19th century, a fine Michele Deconet copy
  • Justin Maucotel: A powerful French violin, c.1840
  • Modern Mittenwald viola, Matthias Klotz 1982
  • Dresden violin after Giovanni Paolo Maggini, Lowendall workshop, c.1880
  • Fine 18th century violin by Franz Knitl, Freising, 1789 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Ernst Heinrich Roth, old Bubenreuth violin from 1955
  • French violin bow from war years, Mirecourt, probably Morizot Frères - unique
  • Jean-Joseph Martin, Fine French violin bow for J. Hel, approx. 1880 (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
  • 3/4 - Old French 3/4 sized violin, after Stradivari
  • Belgian violin bow, L. Dolphyn, Bruxelles approx. 1940
  • 1/2 - Excellent French 1/2 violin bow, approx. 1900
  • Modern, 1970's master violin, probably English
  • Petite, late 18th century Italian violin, central Italy (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Dark, brilliant sound: modern Markneukirchen violin after Stradivari
  • Antique Mittenwald violin, Neuner & Hornsteiner, 1912
  • Good German violin bow, W. E. Dörfler
  • Antique Markneukirchen violin, Schuster & Co., after Jacobus Stainer
  • Contemporary French violin, Alain Moinier, Mirecourt, 1992, No. 57
  • 3/4 – German 3/4 violin, Markneukirchen, approx. 1930
  • LEASE ONLY: Fine Italian master violin, Giuseppe Marconcini, Ferrara
  • Fine Markneukirchen master violin, 1940's: Large, mature tone
  • Old German violin, c.1900, with a warm, large sound
  • Student violin by Meinel & Herold, Klingenthal, c.1940
  • Fine Mittenwald master violin, c.1740, Sebastian Klotz circle