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"Every note leaves its mark, not on the surface but on the heart."


The children's violin has a dubious reputation, especially since children's violins represent the screeching and squeaking of almost every violin player's early years. Many parents and young players are not aware of the quality of old small-sized violins, a desirable alternative to a new factory instrument that has a stable resale value. Corilon violins online catalogue presents old and antique 3/4 violins, 1/2 violins and selected 1/4 violins for sale, approved and professionally worked over by our violin makers, at fair and reasonable prices. Discover a surprising better sound quality with your old 3/4 violin that will please both the player and the audience. What is more, children and youths will be inspired by the charm of a historical German, French or Italian children's violin. Search our website for small sized instruments of a special size by typing e. g. "old 3/4 violin", "French 3/4 violin", or "antique 1/2 violin" into the search box.
View violin size chart. Corilon violins presents German, French and Italian 3/4 violins, 1/2 violins and 1/4 violins, each one approved and restored by the qualified violin maker in our wokshop and offered with 30 days returns and trade-guarantee, ready to play.


3/4 - German student violin, Saxony 1950ies - top

3/4 - German 3/4 student violin. Saxony, 1950ies

Inventory No.: 2048
Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 33.7 cm
Year: approx. 1950
Price: 650.0 €

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3/4 - German violin after Amati, Boosey & Hawkes, approx. 1920 - top view

3/4 - German violin by Boosey & Hawkes

Inventory No.: 1222
Provenance: Germany
Maker: Boosey & Hawkes label
Length of back: 33.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 750.0 €

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3/4 violin from Saxony, circa 1930
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3/4 - Attractive and good sounding German 3/4 violin - SALE

Inventory No.: 5097
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 34.4 cm
Year: approx. 1930
Price: 850.0 €

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3/4 - attractive 3/4-sized violin from Markneukirchen

3/4 - German 3/4-sized violin from Markneukirchen

Inventory No.: 1766
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 33.7 cm
Year: 1920 circa
Price: 850.0 €

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Friedrich Herpel Herford violin Saxony ca. 1920 - top

3/4 - German 3/4 violin. Saxony, Friedrich Herpel

Inventory No.: 2360
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 33.7 cm
Year: 1920 circa
Price: 850.0 €

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3/4 violin. Old, oil varnished German violin

3/4 - Old 3/4 violin. 1940's, Germany, oil varnished

Inventory No.: 2727
Provenance: Germany
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 33.8 cm
Year: 1940 circa
Price: 850.0 €

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3/4 - Attractive 3/4 violin, an elegant piece after Amati

Inventory No.: 1205
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 33.6 cm
Year: 1920 circa
Price: 900.0 €

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3/4 - powerful old German 3/4 violin, prob. A. C. Glier - top

3/4 - German 3/4 violin. Powerful, prob. A. C. Glier

Inventory No.: 4317
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: prob. A. C. Glier
Length of back: 33.7 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 950.0 €

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J.T.L. 3/4 violin, Mirecourt, approx. 1900 - top view

3/4 - violin by J.T.L. Compagnon

Inventory No.: 4155
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Jerôme Thibouville-Lamy
Length of back: 33.7 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 950.0 €

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3/4 - antique German 3/4  violin c1860 - top

3/4 - Antique 3/4 violin. Markneukirchen, approx 1860

Inventory No.: 3050
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 32.8 cm
Year: 1860 circa
Price: 950.0 €

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1/2 - French small-sized violin

1/2 - Antique French Mirecourt half-sized violin

Inventory No.: 1599
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 30.1 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 950.0 €

3/4 Markneukirchen violin

3/4 - Attractive old 1950's Markneukirchen violin

Inventory No.: 4889
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 33.6 cm
Year: 1920 circa
Price: 950.0 €

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Lovely 3/4 violin from Mirecourt - top

3/4 - Excellent French 3/4 violin of Mirecourt

Inventory No.: 1094
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 33.3 cm
Year: 1900 circa
Price: 950.0 €

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Copie de Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis - French violin, approx. 1920 - top

3/4 violin. Elegant French "Copie de Stradivari"

Inventory No.: 960
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 32.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 950.0 €

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Vogtland violin Markneukirchen-Klingenthal apprxo. 1860 - table

3/4 - violin. From the Vogtland region, approx. 1860

Inventory No.: 1966
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 33.7 cm
Year: approx. 1860
Price: 950.0 €

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New arrivals in our catalogue
  • 1/2 - Antique French 1/2 violin, J.T.L. Compagnon c.1880
  • 1/2 - Italian 1/2 violin by Carlo di Citta, 1999
  • 3/4 - Violin by E. L. Gütter. Markneukirchen, approx. 1920
  • Excellent 1960's Markneukirchen violin bow
  • Old German lightweight violin bow, soft stick - warm, mellow tone
  • German Violin bow. By Albert Thomä, Markneukirchen
  • Lightweight violin bow by C. A. Hoyer. Markneukirchen c.1940
  • Antique Bohemian Czech violin,  approx. 1870
  • French violin J.T.L. Mirecourt, c.1930
  • Czech 7/8 violin. "Lady's violin", c.1940
  • French violin, Didelot by Laberte, Mirecourt, 1920's
  • Fine 18th century violin, Franz Knitl, Freising, 1769
  • Guillaume Maline: Rare violin, France, circa 1820
  • Luigi Galimberti, fine Italian violin, Milano 1925 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • 3/4 - excellent antique French 3/4 violin
  • Contemporary Italian violin from the Otello Bignami school: Gianni Norcia, Bologna
  • SALE: Richard Grünke: Fine contemporary violin bow
  • Fine German master bow, Hermann Prell school
  • 18th century English violin, approx. 1760. Probably James Preston
  • Contemporary master violin by Bernd Ellinger, 2018
  • Modern violin bow. Bright, radiant tone
  • 3/4 - Antique French "Compagnon" 3/4 violin, approx. 1870
  • 3/4 - violin by J.T.L. Compagnon
  • Violin by Ernst Heinrich Roth, 1962 (certificate E. H. Roth)