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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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Old, 1920's Saxon violin, Markneukirchen, bright tones - top

Old, 1920's Saxon violin, Markneukirchen, bright tones

Inventory No.: 4387
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1920
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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German-Bohemian violin, patterend after Klotz, approx. 1940 - table

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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Violin from Saxony, Strad copy - top

Outstanding German violin, Saxony approx. 1920

Inventory No.: 4392
Provenance: Saxony / Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 920.0 €

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French violin from Mirecourt, approx. 1900 - top

French violin from Mirecourt, approx. 1900

Inventory No.: 4146
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 920.0 €

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Warm sounding French Mirecourt violin, 1920's - table

Old, warm sounding French violin, Mirecourt, 1920's

Inventory No.: 4592
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: prob. Laberte
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1920 circa
Price: 950.0 €

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Good Mittenwald 7/8 violin, 1988, Mathias Klotz workshop - top

Good Mittenwald 7/8 violin, 1988, Mathias Klotz workshop

Inventory No.: 4431
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Mathias Klotz workshop
Length of back: 34.9 cm
Year: 1988
Price: 950.0 €

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Antique German violin from Saxony, classical model, approx. 1960 - top

Old German violin from Saxony, classical model, approx. 1960

Inventory No.: 4510
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1960
Price: 950.0 €

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Good quality 1920's Schuster & Co violin, Markneukirchen - top

Good quality 1920's Schuster & Co violin, Markneukirchen

Inventory No.: 4475
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: probably Schuster & Co.
Length of back: 35.3 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 950.0 €

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Powerful antique violin from Saxony, after J. Stainer - top

Powerful antique violin from Saxony, after J. Stainer

Inventory No.: 4564
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 950.0 €

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Large antique German violin after Maggini - top

Antique German violin after Maggini, Markneukirchen, approx. 1900

Inventory No.: 4469
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 950.0 €

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German violin after Stradivari - table of spruce

Antique German Markneukirchen violin of quality, after Stradivari

Inventory No.: 4458
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 990.0 €

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New arrivals in our catalogue:
  • Mozart bow - lightweight, active violin bow, silver, Germany
  • 1930's violin bow from Markneukirchen, warm, mellow tone
  • Strong, silver mounted viola bow, c.1980, Markneukirchen, Germany
  • Fine English violin bow by Frank Napier / W.E. Hill & Sons
  • Fine Czech Prague master violin, by Alois Bittner, 1930, No. 75
  • Eckart Richter, contemporary master violin, Markneukirchen
  • Interesting 18th century Markneukirchen viola, 1780 / 1790
  • 1/4 - Fine French 1/4 violin bow, Morizot Frères (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
  • German Markneukirchen violin after Guarneri, beautiful red oil varnish
  • Powerful antique violin from Saxony, after J. Stainer
  • German Markneukirchen violin, Heinrich Th. Heberlein Jr., 1937
  • French violin from Mirecourt, approx. 1900
  • French violin with a singing tone, Amedee Dieudonne, 1945
  • 19th century: Antique German violin from Saxony, c.1850
  • Good German violin bow, W. E. Dörfler
  • Petite, late 18th century Italian violin, central Italy (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Rare German-English violin, Arnold Voigt, approx. 1890
  • Contemporary Markneukirchen master viola, Jochen Voigt, 1982, for soloists
  • Italian violin, Claudio Gamberini, circa 1930-50 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Interesting historical violin by Johann Georg Leeb, Preßburg, 1786 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Riccardo Bergonzi, contemporary Cremonese master violin (certificate R. Bergonzi)
  • Giulio Cesare Gigli, fine 18th century Italian violin, approx. 1750 (certificate E. Vatelot)
  • Mario Gadda, modern Italian violin after Oreste Candi, 1984 (certificate Mario Gadda)
  • English viola by Alan McDougall