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  • Old and antique violins, master violins, violas, cellos and bows online

  • Discover Corilon violin's outstanding selection of premium old stringed instruments online – exclusive and unique old and antique violins, 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 in Munich.

  • Fine stringed instruments online presented with MP3 sound samples

  • Become thoroughly acquainted with your old violin, master violin, viola or cello before you make your purchase: our high-resolution photos, 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 old stringed instruments, a wide-ranging palette of true musical personalities, and we guarantee the quality and authenticity of every old stringed instrument offered in our catalogue.

  • 30 day return policy and guaranteed safe, worldwide delivery

  • Fine stringed instruments 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" instrument in your everyday musical environment – at home, in an ensemble and in the concert hall. If it does not meet your expectations, simply send it back.

  • Trade-in your old stringed instrument

  • Old violins, violas or cellos 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.

  • We offer a guarantee on every stringed 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 string instrument 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.

  • Violin shop repair services for old stringed instruments

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

    New arrivals in our catalogue
    • Fine 19th century Klingenthal master violin - warm, sweet, aged tone
    • H. Emile Blondelet workshop, old French violin, 1933  (Emile Blondelet)
    • Excellent French violin, Collin-Mézin (fils), 1947, "Le Victorieux", No. 120
    • Magnificent French solist violin, François Caussin, Neufchateau approx. 1850 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
    • Old, handmade Mittenwald orchestral violin, 1960's
    • 19th century: Antique French Mirecourt violin, Pailliot, approx. 1820
    • 3/4 - Fine French 3/4 violin, approx. 1910
    • Silver mounted Cello bow, Swiss Finkel workshop
    • French Ary cello bow, Mirecourt approx. 1980
    • French cello bow, Ary France - superior quality
    • Fine and powerful French violin bow, Marie Louis Piernot, Paris (certificate J. F. Raffin)
    • Fine French violin bow by Charles Nicolas Bazin (certificate J.F. Raffin)
    • Historically interesting French violin, by René Bazin, Lille 1936
    • Fine French cello bow, Louis Gillet (certificate J.F. Raffin)
    • Fine 18th century Mittenwald violin, petite and elegant, approx. 1780
    • Old French violin with a soloist tone, atelier Georges Coné, Lyon 1928
    • WORKED OVER AND OPTIMIZED: Contemporary Italian master violin, Virgilio Cremonini, 2012
    • Cremonese master violin, Piergiuseppe Esposti, 1998 (certificate Piergiuseppe Esposti)
    • 1/4 - Fine French 1/4 violin bow, Morizot Frères (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
    • 3/4 - French Mirecourt 3/4 violin bow
    • Excellent German master violin bow, sweet, fluid sound, 1920's
    • French violin bow, atelier Charles Louis Bazin (certificate J.F. Raffin)
    • Modern French soloist viola, Jacques Camurat, Paris 1963
    • Old Mittenwald violin, Josef Rieger, 1927