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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, 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
    • Old Czech violin after Niccolo Amati, c.1900
    • Antique Markneukirchen violin, by Schuster & Co. approx. 1900/1910
    • 7/8 - "Lady's violin" by Schuster & Co., c.1910
    • Modern French soloist viola, Jacques Camurat, Paris 1958
    • French violin bow, atelier Charles Louis Bazin (certificate J.F. Raffin)
    • Contemporary Italian violin, Gianni Norcia, Bologna
    • Modern Mittenwald viola, Matthias Klotz 1982
    • Brilliant toned Markneukirchen master violin, around 1960
    • 3/4 - antique French 3/4 violin, Breton model
    • Silver-mounted violin bow, for K. van der Meer Amsterdam
    • Fine Markneukirchen violin bow after Sartory, sweet, sophisticated tone
    • Recommendable antique Markneukirchen violin with a dark, brilliant sound
    • Old, 1940's Saxon violin, Markneukirchen, warm tones
    • Markneukirchen violin bow, bright, clear sound, lightweight
    • 3/4 - German 3/4 violin bow, approx. 1950
    • Lothar Seifert, German master violin bow, silver
    • 3/4 - old Mittenwald 3/4 violin: mature, clear sound
    • Antique German violin by Wolff brothers, Kreuznach, 1905
    • Atelier Albert Marissal, Lille: French violin No. 50B, 1948
    • Contemporary Markneukirchen master viola, Jochen Voigt, 1982, for soloists
    • Franco Albanelli, 1991: A fine contemporary Italian violin (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
    • Ernst Heinrich Roth, old Bubenreuth violin from 1955
    • 3/4 - Antique French 3/4 violin, probably Mangenot
    • 3/4 - sized French violin, J.T.L. Compagnon