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Rarities

Rarities

Baroque violins, viols, violas and bows; this special collection of rarities and one-of-a-kind pieces from our selection is a treasure trove for collectors and musicians alike. Any old instrument, of course, is a rare character inimitably formed by its history.
Beyond that, however, we regularly find special pieces, oddities, violins made by rare luthiers and instruments constructed for special purposes: left-handed violins, silent violins, baroque violins, baroque violin bows, viol bows, fine small-sized bows and other interesting old stringed instruments. Baroque violins, viols, baroque and viol bows from Corilon violins: each one professionally restored and ready to play..

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English baroque violin by J. P. Giddings, High Easter 2000 - top

English baroque violin by J. P. Giddings

Inventory No.: 1852
Provenance: High Easter
Maker: J. P. Giddings
Length of back: 35.4 cm
Year: 2000
Price: 2000.0 €

Wolfgang Uebel, Viola da Gamba, 1975

Soprano Viola da gamba by Wolfgang Uebel

Inventory No.: 1359
Provenance: Celle
Maker: Wolfgang Uebel
Length of back: 41.5 cm
Year: 1975
Price: 3000.0 €

Professional electric violin, silent violin "made in Germany"

Professional electric violin (silent violin): Wolfgang Löffler's "e-Strings"

Inventory No.: A37
Provenance: Munich
Maker: Wolfgang Löffler
Length of back: 35.5 cm
Year: new
Price: 3500.0 €

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Magnificent Italian roundback mandolin, Ermelinda Silvestri, circa 1900

Inventory No.: 1703
Provenance: Rome
Maker: Ermelinda Silvestri
Length of back: 31.8 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 4000.0 €

Bass viol - Theo Dellen, Voorburg Netherlands - table

Dutch bass viol by Theo Dellen, Voorburg (viola da gamba)

Inventory No.: 2444
Provenance: Voorburg
Maker: Theo Dellen
Length of back: 72.2 cm
Year: 1957
Price: 7500.0 €

Baroque violin approx. 1800 - top

Rare baroque violin in unmodified original condition, approx. 1800

Inventory No.: 3480
Provenance: England or southern Germany
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1800
Price: 10000.0 €

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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
  • Antique German violin, 1920's, Markneukirchen
  • 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