Search:
corilon violins

Search

Instrument finder

What kind of sound are you
looking for?
You can select one or more search fields and combine them however you like.

Instruments
Provenance
Year
Tone

Archive

More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making.


pId1
Antique French violin, c.1920, probably Laberte
Antique French violin, c.1920, probably Laberte
Antique French violin, c.1920, probably Laberte
Antique French violin, c.1920, probably Laberte
Violon francais de Mirecourt, atelier Laberte - eclisses
Violon francais de Mirecourt, atelier Laberte - eclisses
Violon francais de Mirecourt, atelier Laberte - volute
Violon francais de Mirecourt, atelier Laberte - volute
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: JTL or Laberte
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1920 circa
Archive

Antique French violin, c.1920, Collin-Mezin Collaborateur

Mirecourt in France is the origin of this attractive antique French violin of character that was made on the Collin-Mezin model and has an outstandingly large and warm tone in the price range. This good instrument is a handmade piece of work of the early 20th century around 1920 - and it likely originates from the workshops of Laberte in Mirecourt, where it was made after Collin-Mezin and probably for the Collin-Mezin company as indicated by a Collin-Mezin "Collaborateur" (co-worker) label. Some typical features of the early 20th century Mirecourt instruments is the elegant model with medium arch and the transparent yet luminous red brown varnish reflecting the violin's genuine antique appearance. The general condition of the violin is excellent, it is despite a short repair of the top seam hidden under the tailpiece undamaged and crackfree. As all Corilon instruments, the violin has been professionally worked over set up by our luthiers and is equipped with a new bridge, soundpost, etc. and new strings, ready to play. This good French violin's rich, warm and powerful tone is balanced and rich in volume.

violinviolin certificate

Order a certificate of appraisal with this violin, the certificate option is available in the shopping cart.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Modern French soloist viola, Jacques Camurat, Paris 1963
  • Roger Lotte: French viola bow, Mirecourt
  • 3/4 - old German 3/4 violin after Stradivarius, dark tone
  • 3/4 - Old German violin after Jacobus Stainer, clear strong tone
  • Outstanding antique French violin, approx. 1880, large, warm tone
  • Fine French Paris master violin, Georges Defat, No. 87, 1942
  • Excellent French violin bow, Mirecourt approx. 1920
  • TONALLY OPTIMIZED: Interesting Southern Italian violin, early 20th century
  • 3/4 - antique French 3/4 violin, probably by JTL
  • Old German violin bow Markneukirchen, Mathias Thomä
  • 3/4 - antique French 3/4 violin, Mansuy
  • Markneukirchen violin bow of the 1950ies, Bausch model, bright, fluid tone
  • TONALLY IMPROVED: Good Schönbach viola, Ferdinand Fischer, 1935
  • 3/4 - warm and resonant sounding French 3/4 violin
  • Old French violin bow, J.T.L. "Sarasate maitre" model
  • Roger François Lotte, fine French violin bow (certificate J.F. Raffin)
  • Elegant Italian violin, Luigi Vistoli, Lugo 1943 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Elegant old Markneukirchen violin, 1940's, oil varnished
  • Contemporary Italian violin, Cremona, Renato Superti (certificate Stefano Conia)
  • Lightweight, softish violin bow, silver mounted, Germany
  • Fine French master violin, Daniel Moinel, Paris, 1960's
  • Probably English violin bow, silver mounted, Hill model
  • Markneukirchen violin bow, bright, clear sound, lightweight
  • Albert Nürnberger: Powerful silver mounted violin bow