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  • Fine violins and master violins online

  • Discover Corilon violin's outstanding selection of old stringed instruments online – fine violins, exclusive and unique master violins, violas, cellos, children's violins, violin bows and cello bows, each one carefully and individually chosen because of its sound and quality. A portfolio of fine stringed instruments, all of which have been professionally set up and restored by the luthiers at our atelier for violin making and restoration.


  • Fine stringed instruments online, presented with MP3 sound samples

  • Become thoroughly acquainted with your fine violin, master violin, viola or cello before you make your purchase: our online MP3 audio clips and interesting historical background information serve as a personal introduction to each old stringed instrument. Corilon violins is proud of a broad online selection of master violins and other fine stringed instruments, a wide-ranging palette of fine stringed instruments, and we guarantee the quality and authenticity of every instrument offered in our catalogue.


  • 30 day return policy and guaranteed safe, worldwide delivery

  • Fine stringed instruments with optimum sounds will be sent straight to your home, and we guarantee for safe and secure international shipping. For 30 days you can fully get to know your "new" old instrument in your everyday musical environment – at home, in an ensemble and in the concert hall. If it does not meet your expectations, return and simply send it back.


  • Trade-in your fine stringed instrument

  • Fine violins, master violins, violas or bows of quality that no longer meet your growing musical abilities may be offered to us in trade for a better one. Corilon's old violin shop will consider a trade-in for instruments you purchased from us and other fine stringed instruments: old violins, master violins, cellos, violas and bows of considerable quality.





  • Certificates and guarantees on fine violins and every other instrument in our catalogue

  • Certificates and appraisals are an important cornerstone of the confidence you need before you purchase an old stringed instrument. This is why you can order a certificate of appraisal for every violin, master violin, viola, cello and bow we offer so you can have confirmation of important information about the provenance, age, structural details and current value of your old stringed instrument. Expert certificates by J.-F. Raffin, Eric Blot, Hieronymus Köstler and others are included in the price of most fine violins and bows at higher prices.


  • Violin shop and repair services at Corilon violins

  • Our specialist atelier will also accept commissions for service repairs, bow rehair and adjustments for your master violin, fine violin, or viola (national and international). Please contact us for a quote and instructions for sending in your instrument.



    New arrivals in our catalogue
    • Old Saxon violin. Wilhelm Herwig, 1920's, warm, sweet sound
    • SALE Jacques-Pierre Thibout: Fine French violin, Paris 1839
    • SALE Antique violin from Saxony.  Approx. 1870
    • SALE Old Italian violin, Stefano Caponetti (certificate Christian Lijsen)
    • SALE Eugène Nicolas Sartory: Fine French violin bow (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
    • Justin Derazey workshop, French violin dated approx. 1880
    • SALE W. E. Hill & Sons violin bow by Edgar Bishop, circa 1930
    • SALE H. Derazey workshop, fine 19th century French violin
    • Fine violin by Christian Olivier & Paul Bisch Paris 1927
    • Umberto Lanaro, Padova 1968, Italian viola (certificate Robert Bein)
    • Fine Italian viola, Mario Bedocchi, 1922 (certificate by Eric Blot)
    • SALE Luigi Vistoli, Italian violin made in 1943 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
    • WORKED OVER AND IMPORVED French viola, Joseph Nicolas fils, 1849
    • Antique French 3/4 violin, J.T.L.
    • Markneukirchen master violin by Werner Voigt, Guarnerius model
    • Master violin after Gaetano Chiocchi
    • Fine Mittenwald master violin, c.1740, Sebastian Klotz circle
    • Fine French Georges Apparut violin, 1934
    • SALE Raffaele Calace e figlio 1929: Italian violin - violinist's recommendation!
    • SALE Rare violin by Joseph Michael Gschiell, Pest, Hungary 1789
    • SALE 18th century Vogtland master violin -  approx. 1770
    • SALE Contemporary Italian violin by Giovanni Lazzaro, Padua 1990
    • SALE Ernst Heinrich Roth, 1958: German viola
    • SALE Stefano Conia, Cremona 1985: modern Italian viola (certificate Stefano Conia)