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Corilon violin shop


About Corilon violins, Munich


Corilon violins is an expression of the enthusiasm we feel about old stringed instruments. Since we have established our business, we have been sharing this enthusiasm with collectors and musicians around the world. At our atelier for violin making and restoration in Munich, our specialists competently and lovingly restore old violins, violas, cellos and violin bows, each of which was carefully selected and is full of character.

The distinctive historic profile of every one of our stringed instruments is given the respect it deserves in informative descriptions, high-resolution photographs and compelling audio clips. Our high quality standards have made Corilon violins one of the leading names in the world of historic stringed instruments – a solid reputation which we aspire to surpass every day.

To be included in our online catalogue, an instrument must have one feature above all: high musical quality, which we also prioritise in selecting our rarities and extraordinary pieces by renowned master luthiers. As a result, professional musicians, demanding amateurs and talented students alike can all find a broad palette of outstanding instruments to choose from in the Corilon catalogue. They can be sure of finding exactly what they need to achieve the sound they desire and make the most of their technique.

Every stringed instrument we sell is in excellent condition and immediately ready to play, and as part of our return policy, you can spend 30 days thoroughly becoming acquainted with it. When you purchase an instrument at Corilon violins, our team of experienced violin makers, restorers and music specialists guarantees top standards of reliability with premium service and personal consultation.

We are members of the British Violin Making Association (BVMA) and the Violin Society of America (VSA). We also we also work in close cooperation with highly respected experts in Cremona, London, Mittenwald, Munich, Paris and Stuttgart.


Related information:

Returns and refund policy

Trade guarantee

Shipping costs

Consignment sales



  • Online catalogue

  • Violin shop services

  • Bow rehair

  • Certificates and appraisals

  • Instrument lease


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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
    mail@corilon.comwww.corilon.com

    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
    • 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
    • Fine violin of the Thir school, approx. 1750 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)