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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 after Guarneri - top
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This older 1980's German violin after Stradivari is a typical example for the inspiri ...

Inventory No.: 5398
Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.5 cm
Year: approx. 1970
Price: 790.00 €

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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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SALE Antique violin. Saxony, made c.1940
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SALE This antique German violin has a good sound in the price and quality range, the  ...

Inventory No.: 5259
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1940 circa
Price: 950.00 €

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Markneukirchen violin, Schuster & Co., after Jacobus Stainer - top
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This red-brown varnished antique Markneukirchen violin is an attractive instrument wi ...

Inventory No.: 5487
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: probably Schuster & Co.
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 950.00 €

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SALE Violin, handmade, 1980's

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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1910's, beautiful old German Markneukirchen violin after Stradivari  - top view
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This antique violin from the Markneukirchen/Klingenthal region was built in the 1910' ...

Inventory No.: 5272
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1910
Price: 990.00 €

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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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Mittenwald violin 1970 - top
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This violin from Mittenwald in Bavaria is a clear work of good craftsmanship, that wa ...

Inventory No.: 5469
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1970
Price: 990.00 €

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Fine quality Markneukirchen violin from Schuster & Co. - table
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Dating back to 1942, this old Markneukirchen violin was crafted in the highly success ...

Inventory No.: 5504
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Schuster & Co.
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1942
Price: 990.00 €

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Markneukirchen violin
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Featuring a beautifully clear and rounded, powerful tone, this 1940's Markneukirchen  ...

Inventory No.: 5371
Provenance: Germany
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 1,250.00 €

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Old Saxon violin

This especially attractive antique Markneukirchen violin was made in teh Wilhelm Herw ...

Inventory No.: 5436
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1920 circa
Price: 1,350.00 €

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Giovanni Paolo Maggini violin copy

The fascinating large violin model of the classical Italian maestro Giovanni Paolo Ma ...

Inventory No.: 5447
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.47 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 1,350.00 €

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Klingenthal violin with interesting scroll - front view
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This 19th century violin with its mature sound was built approx. 1870 in Saxony in Ge ...

Inventory No.: 5234
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.2 cm
Year: approx. 1870
Price: 1,500.00 €

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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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Brilliant toned Markneukirchen violin - top

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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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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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: 1,750.00 €

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Antique violin for sale from Saxony, after Antonio Stradivari - top

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: 2,000.00 €

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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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Markneukirchen violin by Louis Dölling, Jr. - top
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In the 1930's, this violin was made in the highly regarded Markneukirchen atelier of  ...

Inventory No.: 5318
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Louis Dölling jr.
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: approx. 1930
Price: 2,200.00 €

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Mittenwald violin 1900ies - top
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This antique Mittenwald violin was crafted in the 1900ies and features all advantages ...

Inventory No.: 5054
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 2,300.00 €

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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
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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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Louis Lowendall (Löwenthal) - violin after Stradivari, Dresden - top
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This sophisticated unlabeled violin is a very typical Lowendall workshop violin that  ...

Inventory No.: A129
Provenance: Dresden
Maker: Louis Lowendall
Length of back: 35.4 cm
Year: approx. 1880
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
  • Italian violin, Romedio Muncher, Cremona 1929
  • 19th century Mittenwald violin. Neuner & Hornsteiner, approx. 1860
  • Charles Le Lyonnais, fine French atelier violin, Nantes 1939
  • Antique Saxon master violin - 19th century, c.1870
  • Raffaello Bozzi at Antonio Monzino: Italian violin, 1940's
  • American violin by W. Wilkanowski, Brooklyn, 1938
  • H. Derazey: Fine French violin from the workshop of Jean-Joseph Honoré Derazey
  • Saxonian violin by master luthier Max Heiling
  • Old Markneukirchen violin from Schuster & Co., 1942
  • Antique Markneukirchen violin, probably Schuster & Co.
  • Antique Violin from Saxony, approx. 1870
  • Antique Markneukirchen violin of quality, c.1890
  • Markneukirchen master violin, 1940's
  • German student violin after Stradivari, from Bubenreuth
  • Northern German violin by Richard Berger, Stralsund
  • German violin from Mittenwald, 1970'ies
  • Contemporary master violin by Marc de Sterke
  • Interesting German post-war violin, Hopf workshop, Taunusstein-Wehen
  • Contemporary Italian violin by Giovanni Lazzaro, Padua 1990
  • Fine Mittenwald master violin, c.1740, Sebastian Klotz circle
  • Antique Czech master violin. A fine copy of Johann Georg Thir, c.1900
  • Antique French 3/4 violin. Probably J.T. L.
  • François Fent, a fine historic French viola of the late 18th century (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Marcello Martinenghi, 1949: Fine Italian viola (certificate Eric Blot)