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Consignment and commission sales at Corilon violins

Violin shop Corilon

Sell a violin or other fine stringed instrument on consignment via Corilon violins

If you would like to sell a valuable stringed instrument with an interesting history and outstanding musical properties on consignment, Corilon violins would be pleased to sell it on your behalf. Our highly-qualified team has years of experience in setting up and presenting valuable violins, violas, cellos and bows. Our elaborately detailed online catalogue and highly representative business premises in Munich Central city is the perfect venue in which to present your fine stringed instrument.

  • Finding loving hands: At our distinguished facilities in downtown Munich, our clients and guests can spend time getting to know our instruments in a quiet setting. This helps your instrument find its way to the one musician who will appreciate it most.

  • Our international catalogue is designed to appeal to sophisticated musicians worldwide, and we also offer them wide-ranging guarantees and opportunities to try out their purchase.

  • Our consultation services are based on years of experience in the trade of historic instruments, which gives us a reliable and trustworthy foundation. We assess the sales potential of your fine stringed instrument and discuss with you a reasonable price that can be attained within a reasonable timeframe.

  • We offer beneficial terms for selling instruments on commission: 15% plus VAT. We will manage the entire process of handling your sale and the related logistics, and we will present and advertise your instrument for you. Instruments offered below € 5,000 will occur an additional € 200 web presentation fee.

  • Absolute transparency is one of the convincing advantages of our online catalogue: you can track the price and progress of your sale at all times and see immediately when your instrument was sold and at what price.

  • If necessary, in our atelier for violin making and restoration, our highly qualified and experienced specialist luthiers will take care of any work needed to preserve or adjust your instrument's voice. All of our repairs are done with the greatest care and competence. If you are interested in selling your stringed instrument on consignment, please contact us directly to learn more about the terms and conditions. To begin the process, please send us pictures of the entire instrument, preferably from all sides, including any important details about issues such as damage. If your instrument is expected to achieve more than €10,000, we also request copies of appraisal documents.Please send your photos and scans via email to

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    Corilon violins • Lilienstrasse 2 • D-81669 München • Germany
    Phone: +49 (0)89-444 19 619 • Fax: +49 (0)89-444 19 620

    New arrivals in our catalogue
    • Italian violin, Romedio Muncher, Cremona 1929
    • 19th century Mittenwald violin. Neuner & Hornsteiner, approx. 1860
    • Charles Le Lyonnais, fine French atelier violin, Nantes 1939
    • Antique Saxon master violin - 19th century, c.1870
    • Raffaello Bozzi at Antonio Monzino: Italian violin, 1940's
    • American violin by W. Wilkanowski, Brooklyn, 1938
    • H. Derazey: Fine French violin from the workshop of Jean-Joseph Honoré Derazey
    • Saxonian violin by master luthier Max Heiling
    • Old Markneukirchen violin from Schuster & Co., 1942
    • Antique Markneukirchen violin, probably Schuster & Co.
    • Antique Violin from Saxony, approx. 1870
    • Antique Markneukirchen violin of quality, c.1890
    • Markneukirchen master violin, 1940's
    • German student violin after Stradivari, from Bubenreuth
    • Northern German violin by Richard Berger, Stralsund
    • German violin from Mittenwald, 1970'ies
    • Contemporary master violin by Marc de Sterke
    • Interesting German post-war violin, Hopf workshop, Taunusstein-Wehen
    • Contemporary Italian violin by Giovanni Lazzaro, Padua 1990
    • Fine Mittenwald master violin, c.1740, Sebastian Klotz circle
    • Antique Czech master violin. A fine copy of Johann Georg Thir, c.1900
    • Antique French 3/4 violin. Probably J.T. L.
    • François Fent, a fine historic French viola of the late 18th century (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
    • Marcello Martinenghi, 1949: Fine Italian viola (certificate Eric Blot)