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Violins for sale that meet the highest performance standards: Corilon violins presents its custom collection of old German violins, French violins, Italian violins and historic master violins


Corilon violins’ online catalogue presents a hand-selected collection of antique violins for sale; these attractive full size violins feature a wide range of different characteristics and date back to different periods. Our carefully selected German, French and Italian violins, old violas, and top-quality violin bows and other fine stringed instruments full of personality and character are competently are lovingly restored by the specialists at our workshop for violin making and restoration and made made ready to play.

Meinradus Frank violin - STOLEN July 2019 in Germany
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This Meinradus Frank violin was stolen in July 2019. We are publishing this inform ...

Inventory No.: Meinradus Frank
Provenance: Linz
Maker: Meinradus Frank
Length of back:
Year: 18xx
 

Student violin for sale after Stradivari - top

This older 1980's German violin for sale was made after Stradivari. This handmade vio ...

Inventory No.: 5398
Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.5 cm
Year: approx. 1970
Price: 750.00 €

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German violin, Bubenreuth 20th century - top view
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The instrument is a good old violin made in Bubenreuth in the 1970ies. It is a good s ...

Inventory No.: 4947
Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1970 circa
Price: 890.00 €

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Violin by J.T.L., approx. 1900
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This French violin was crafted approx. 1900 in the well-known workshops of Jérôme Thi ...

Inventory No.: 5252
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: J.T.L.
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 890.00 €

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SALE Large antique German violin after Maggini - top

SALE This antique German violin is a very attractive instrument that was built after  ...

Inventory No.: 5018
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 900.00 €

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Mittenwald violin for sale, made around 1970 - top
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This violin on sale from Mittenwald in Bavaria is a clear work of good craftsmanship, ...

Inventory No.: 5469
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1970
Price: 950.00 €

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SALE Violin, handmade, 1980's
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This modern violin for sale is a beautiful handmade instrument of premium quality tha ...

Inventory No.: 5296
Provenance: Unknown
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1980
Price: 950.00 €

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orchestra violin from Mittenwald - top

This orchestra violin is a good, recommendable Mittenwald violin that was handmade in ...

Inventory No.: 5153
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Year: approx. 1960
Price: 990.00 €

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Antique Schuster & Co. Markneukirchen violin
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From the traditional Schuster & Co. company comes this old German violin, which was b ...

Inventory No.: 5281
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Schuster & Co.
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1916
 

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Antique French J.T.L. violin, c.1880
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This beautifully red-brown colored French violin was manufactured at the end of the 1 ...

Inventory No.: 5872
Provenance: France
Maker: Jerôme Thibouville-Lamy
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: 1880 circa
Price: 1,200.00 €

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Old violin from Saxony, approx. 1940  - top

This German violin from the Markneukirchen region in Saxony is a good quality handmad ...

Inventory No.: 5477
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 1,250.00 €

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German violin of the 1940s, for orchestral use - top

This older German violin is perfectly suitable for orchestral use. The violin was bui ...

Inventory No.: 5468
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Year: 20th century
Price: 1,350.00 €

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French violin. Laberte, Mirecourt, 1920's - top

This beautiful French "Imitation italienne" violin is an especially beautiful and ver ...

Inventory No.: 5458
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: trademark "Imitation italienne"
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1920 circa
Price: 1,450.00 €

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Violin from Saxony, after Jacobus Stainer - top

This attractive antique German violin is a successful Markneukichen/Saxony replica of ...

Inventory No.: 5440
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 1,500.00 €

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Antique 19th century Bohemian violin
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A beautiful antique Bohemian violin of the early 19th century. The violin is a handma ...

Inventory No.: 2812
Provenance: Bohemia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.1 cm
Year: 1820 circa
Price: 1,600.00 €

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Brilliant toned Markneukirchen violin - top
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This beautiful, oild varnished Markneukirchen violin was built around 1940 as a copy  ...

Inventory No.: 5251
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 1,600.00 €

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This interesting violin with a magnificent sound plays a special part in the history  ...

Inventory No.: 5465
Provenance: Wehen/Taunus
Maker: Hopf workshops
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: 1958
Price: 1,600.00 €

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Attractive old Czech violin

This antique, 19th century Czech violin has a beautiful clear and mature, resonant so ...

Inventory No.: 5198
Provenance: Bohemia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: 19th century
Price: 1,650.00 €

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Acoulon & Blondelet: French violin, "Sarasate Artiste" model, approx. 1900 - top
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This elegant old French violin is an unlabeled instrument with unmistakeable, nonstan ...

Inventory No.: 5532
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Acoulon & Blondelet
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 1,650.00 €

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Saxon violin, Markneukirchen, 1930 circa

This instrument is an exceptionally attractive German violin made in the violin makin ...

Inventory No.: 5460
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1930
Price: 1,750.00 €

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Markneukirchen violin after Guarnerius

This beautiful antique violin of quality was built by an unknown violin maker in Mark ...

Inventory No.: 5343
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 2,000.00 €

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German violin after Jacobus Stainer - top view

This high quality "Jacobus Stainer violin" from the Markneukirchen in Saxony was buil ...

Inventory No.: 5402
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1930
Price: 2,000.00 €

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Violin, Czech, elegant Italian style - top

SALE This beautiful old Czech violin, a c.1910 piece, blends its unmistakably Bohemia ...

Inventory No.: 4985
Provenance: Bohemia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1910 circa
Price: 2,200.00 €

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Antique violin from Mittenwald, ca. 1850 - top

This powerful and mature sounding old German violin of quality with its highly patina ...

Inventory No.: 3195
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1850
Price: 2,500.00 €

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Otto Ebner, violin, Augsburg 1929 - top

Made later in the career of master craftsman Otto Ebner from Augsburg, this German vi ...

Inventory No.: 5143
Provenance: Augsburg
Maker: Otto Ebner
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 2,500.00 €

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Elegant Markneukirchen violin, 1940's, oil varnish - two piece spruce top

This elegant, oil varnished German violin is an exceptionally beautiful Markneukirche ...

Inventory No.: 4948
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 2,500.00 €

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Antique violin for sale from Saxony, after Antonio Stradivari - top
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This beautiful antique violin on sale with a surprisingly good sound and workmanship  ...

Inventory No.: 5428
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: approx. 1870
Price: 2,500.00 €

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"A violin's age is not counted in years but in moments of bliss."


For many musicians, a violin is more than just an instrument. Especially old violins with their mature, individual character are true companions in orchestra playing, chamber music and solo performance. Corilon violin's online catalog features a unique choice of German, French and Italian violins for sale that inspire the serious musician with their delicate tone and workmanship, selected woods and fine antique varnish. Advanced and professional violinists alike appreciate antique violins for their richness in tone, or as a desirable alternative with investment properties. Browse our old violin shop's online selection of fine violins presented with authentic audio sound samples. Search our website for fullsize violins for sale by a special maker or origin by typing e. g. "Italian violin", "German violin", or "French violin" into the search box - and take a look at our special online selections of violin bows and old children's violins. Our guide to selecting an old violin helps you identify signs of quality of an antique violin. Antique violins for sale at Corilon violins: fine violins offered in perfect condition, ready to play, with 30 days returns, optional certificate, competently set up and approved by our qualified violin makers. We will be happy to personally recommend the best instruments and help finding a suitable outfit with bow. Follow the link to see some of the violins we have sold.

New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Probably Acoulon & Blondelet, old French violin, 1920's
  • Fine antique Mittenwald violin, approx. 1880
  • Interesting English violin no. 47 by Jeffery James Gilbert, 1886
  • SALE Fine Baroque violin in original condition - circa 1800
  • Powerful Markneukirchen violin, approx. 1940. Stradivarius model
  • SALE Violin by J.T.L., approx. 1900
  • Fine French soloist violin by Joseph Laurent Mast, 1823
  • SALE Modern Italian violin by Loris Lanini, 1927 (certificate by Machold)
  • SALE Fine Italian violin by Liuteria Luigi Mozzani, 1921, No. 47
  • SALE Master violin by Wenzl Fuchs, Erlangen
  • French violin bow by Charles Alfred Bazin (certificate by J.-F. Raffin)
  • Fine violin by Joseph Kantuscher. Mittenwald, 1973 op. 308
  • Interesting French cello bow by Nicolas Jacquot, c.1835 (certificate by J.-F. Raffin)
  • Paul Émile Miquel: fine French violin bow, c.1900 (certificate by J.-F. Raffin)
  • Excellent English viola by John Mather, 1992
  • SALE Antique violin. Made in Markneukirchen, modeled after Maggini
  • Ernst Heinrich Roth, master violin model F6 (1997)
  • Attractive antique French 3/4 violin
  • 3/4 - old French 3/4 violin, probably Laberte
  • Fine old German viola bow. 1920's
  • WORKED OVER AND IMPROVED Fine Mittenwald violin by Max Hofmann, 1957
  • WORKED OVER AND IMPRoVED Georges Coné: Fine French violin no. 73. Lyon, 1937
  • Modern cello bow, A. R. Reichel. Silver mounted
  • Old Markneukirchen violin with a warm sound, 1930's