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Our portfolio of texts about fine stringed instruments and the history of violin making complements the information you will find in the descriptions in our catalogue:


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  • Practical issues: Information on handling historical stringed instruments properly


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    Atelier Laberte-Humbert frères in Mirecourt, photo: Musée de la Lutherie et de l'Archèterie Françaises - Mirecourt


     

    Corilon violins • Lilienstrasse 2 • D-81669 München • Germany
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    New arrivals in our catalogue
    • Rare violin by Christoph Friedrich Hunger, Leipzig, 1776
    • Old German violin from Saxony, approx. 1920
    • Old Italian violin, Officina Claudio Monteverde, Cremona 1921
    • Couesnon, antique French Mirecourt violin, Mirecourt approx. 1910
    • Charles Claudot "Le Marquis de lair", antique French violin, approx. 1850
    • Antique Hopf violin of Klingenthal, approx. 1840
    • WORKED OVER; SOUND SAMPLE: 18th century Markneukirchen viola, c.1780
    • WORKED OVER; NEW SOUND SAMPLE: Fine contemporary master violin, Wolfgang Schiele, Munich
    • Modern Italian viola, Stefano Conia, Cremona 1985 (certificate Stefano Conia)
    • WORKED OVER; NEW SOUND SAMPLE: French master violin No. 34 by Paul Hilaire, 1950
    • French "Rugginelli" violin, sold by Beare & Son, 1902
    • 3/4 - Fine French 3/4 violin, approx. 1910
    • Franco Abanelli, Italian violin - Bologna, 1997
    • Excellent French violin, Collin-Mézin (fils), 1947, "Le Victorieux", No. 120
    • Charles Nicolas Bazin: fine silver mounted violin bow, c.1885, after Lupot - noble, classy tone
    • Contemporary Italian violin, Gianni Norcia, Bologna
    • Giulio Cesare Gigli, fine 18th century Italian violin, approx. 1760 (certificate Etienne Vatelot)
    • TONALLY IMPROVED: Good Schönbach viola, Ferdinand Fischer, 1935
    • Cremonese master violin, Piergiuseppe Esposti, 1998 (certificate Piergiuseppe Esposti)
    • Fine Markneukirchen viola, Johann Christian Voigt II, 18th century
    • Modern Mittenwald viola, Matthias Klotz 1982
    • Fine Italian viola by Marcello Martinenghi, 1949 (certificate Eric Blot)
    • 1/2 - antique 19th century French 1/2 violin, c.1870
    • WORKED OVER AND TONALLY IMPROVED: Ernst Heinrich Roth, Markneukirchen, fine 1922 violin - Guarnerius model