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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 and antique 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 antique German, French and Italian violins 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 antique violins for sale presented with authentic audio sound samples. Search our website for full size 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 old violin. Antique violins for sale at Corilon violins: each one 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.

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
 

Wilhelm Herwig violin
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This antique handcrafted violint from the turn of the century c1900 was made in the w ...

Inventory No.: 5446
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Wilhelm Herwig
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1900 circa
Price: 890.00 €

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

Inventory No.: 5296
Provenance: Unknown
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1980
Price: 900.00 €

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Atelier Marc Laberte violin, table
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This French violinLaberte in Mirecourt. The tastefully crafted arching, the typical s ...

Inventory No.: 5365
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Atelier Laberte
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 950.00 €

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Large antique German violin after Maggini - top

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

Inventory No.: 5018
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 950.00 €

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Antique Violin By Schuster & Co. Markneukirchen

This especially beautiful antique Markneukirchen violin with a strong sound features  ...

Inventory No.: 5399
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: probably Schuster & Co.
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1920 circa
Price: 990.00 €

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Modern violin. Probably Markneukirchen approx. 1980
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This German fullsize violin is an unlabeled modern instrument of quality that was pre ...

Inventory No.: 5297
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.5 cm
Year: approx. 1980/1990
Price: 990.00 €

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19th century German violin of Saxony, approx. 1870 - table
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This clear sounding antique violin from Saxony is a suitable quality instrument of th ...

Inventory No.: 5314
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Year: approx.1870
Price: 990.00 €

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1910's, beautiful old German Markneukirchen violin after Stradivari  - top view

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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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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German Violin from Markneukirchen - top

This attractive German violin was built after modern violin standards by a master vio ...

Inventory No.: 5345
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Year: approx. 1950
Price: 1,350.00 €

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SALE German violin of the 19th century, c.1870
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SALE The classy, antique appearance of this 19th century Saxon violin which was made  ...

Inventory No.: 4957
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: 1870 circa
Price: 1,400.00 €

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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
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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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Antique violin from Saxony
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This antique German violin is a perfectly preserved instrument, that was handmade app ...

Inventory No.: 5293
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.5 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 1,600.00 €

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Antique Mittenwald 7/8 violin, approx. 1900
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This antique 7/8 violin from Mittenwald was made around 1900 in best craftsman tradit ...

Inventory No.: 5349
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 34.9 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 1,700.00 €

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Modern handmade European violin, probably Czech or Hungarian, table
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SALE This modern violin labeled T. J. Holder Paris is a young instrument dating to th ...

Inventory No.: 5408
Provenance: Eastern Europe
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: 20th century
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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Mittenwald violin 1900ies - top

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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Attractive Markneukirchen master violin, c. 1920 - top
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This attractive antique master violin featuring a mature, warm, clear tone was built  ...

Inventory No.: 5400
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1920
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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Antique violin by Adolf Sprenger, Stuttgart, 1915
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This lovely antique violin by Adolf Sprenger, Stuttgart was crafted in the Mittenwald ...

Inventory No.: 5437
Provenance: Stuttgart
Maker: Adolf Sprenger
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1915
Price: 2,500.00 €

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Zierliche Klingenthaler Violine um 1850
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This antique mid 19th century violin with a mature, clear, exceptional sound is a wel ...

Inventory No.: 5064
Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1850
Price: 2,500.00 €

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H. Emile Blondelet violin

This aesthetic and clear-sounding old French was made in H. Emile Blondelet's worksho ...

Inventory No.: 5383
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Hugues Emile Blondelet workshop
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1924
Price: 2,500.00 €

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Buying German, French and Italian violins online

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, violas, and top-quality violin bows full of personality and character are competently are lovingly restored by the specialists at our workshop for violin making and restoration. Fine stringed instruments from Corilon violins.

New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Antique violin. Adolf Sprenger, Stuttgart, 1915
  • SALE French cello bow - Joseph Alfred Lamy père (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
  • SALE Italian violin of the Pollastri-school: Bruno Piastri, 1993
  • French violin No. 15 by Pierre Claudot, Marseille
  • Old Markneukirchen violin by Wilhelm Herwig
  • German 3/4 violin. A fine small instrument
  • SALE Italian violin by Pierluigi Galetti, Cremona 1999
  • Antique French violin. Made in approximately 1880
  • NEW SOUND SAMPLE George Chanot jr., fine English violin, London
  • Brilliant toned Markneukirchen violin. 1940's
  • English violin by Jeffery J. Gilbert, 1906
  • Old violin. Made in Markneukirchen, 1940's
  • Antique Saxon violin after J. Stainer,  c.1920
  • Eugène Cuniot-Hury, French violin bow (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
  • Fine French cello by Collin-Mézin, 1923 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Fine violin bow by Carl Albert Nürnberger, c.1920 (certificate Klaus Grünke)
  • Master violin after Gaetano Chiocchi
  • Modern Italian violin by Loris Lanini, 1927
  • Charles Louis Bazin - French violin bow
  • Fine quality Markneukirchen violin bow. Knopf workshop, c.1880
  • German Markneukirchen violin after Stradivari
  • SALE Giuseppe Pedrazzini, fine Italian violin (certificate J. & A. Beare) - investment
  • SALE Luigi Vistoli, Italian violin made in 1943 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Nicolas Augustin Chappuy - historic French violin approx. 1770