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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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Da Salo copy, violin from Markneukirchen - front view
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Violin from Saxony, Da Salo model

Inventory No.: 3784
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 850.0 €

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Antique German violin from Saxony, approx. 1920

Antique German violin from Saxony, approx. 1920

Inventory No.: 2508
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.5 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 900.0 €

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Old German violin with a warm, powerful sound - top
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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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Good quality 1920's Schuster & Co violin, Markneukirchen - top
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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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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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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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Antique French violin, c.1920, probably Laberte
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Antique French violin, c.1920, Collin-Mezin Collaborateur

Inventory No.: 4579
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: JTL or Laberte
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1920 circa
Price: 1500.0 €

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Elegant Markneukirchen violin, 1940's, oil varnish - two piece spruce top

Elegant old Markneukirchen violin, 1940's, oil varnished

Inventory No.: 4492
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 360 cm
Year: approx. 1940
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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Lion head violin with wood carvings, France, 19th century - table
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Lion head violin with wood carvings, France, 19th century

Inventory No.: 4645
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Year: approx. 1880
Price: 1650.0 €

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New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Restored Czech master violin with a "Dalla Costa" label, approx. 1880
  • 3/4 - German GEWA 3/4 violin
  • Elegant Italian violin, Luigi Vistoli, Lugo 1943 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • 3/4 - Fine Mittenwald 3/4 violin by Neuner & Hornsteiner, approx. 1850
  • Baroque viola in original condition, Mittenwald, approx. 1800 (certificate Christian Lijsen)
  • Old violin from Saxony, approx. 1940 - warm, dark, mellow sound
  • Old German lightweight violin bow, soft stick - warm, mellow tone
  • English Silver mounted violin bow: soft stick, mellow tone
  • 3/4 - Antique German 3/4 violin for young talents, Markneukirchen, c.1880
  • Early 19th century Hopf violin, approx. 1800 - large, voluminous sound
  • Fine Mittenwald master violin, c.1740, Sebastian Klotz circle
  • Fine German master violin bow after Tourte, 1920's
  • Fine 19th century English violin bow
  • 3/4 - antique French Breton 3/4 violin, Mirecourt
  • Giulio Cesare Gigli, fine 18th century Italian violin, approx. 1750 (certificate Etienne Vatelot)
  • Fine silver mounted Markneukirchen violin bow, Hill model, 1940/1950
  • Mittenwald master violin, early 19th century (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Italian violin, Francesco Cossu, 1979
  • Rare baroque violin in unmodified original condition, approx. 1800
  • Modern Italian 7/8 violin, Carlo Melloni, 1932 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • Johann Georg Schönfelder: fine Markneukirchen violin, c1790
  • Fine contemporary master violin, Wolfgang Schiele, Munich
  • Bavarian master violin, approx. 1800 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Interesting 1920's Italian violin, ascribed to Enrico Politi