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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 antique violins with their mature, individual character are true companions in orchestra playing, chamber music and solo performance. Corilon violins online catalog features old and antique violins for sale; unique German violins, French violins and Italian violins of quality that inspire the serious musician with their delicate tone and workmanship, selected woods and fine antique varnish. Advanced and professional players alike appreciate our antique violins and master violins for their richness in tone, and as a desirable alternative with a stable and good investment value. Corilon violins old violin shop's online selection of premium quality antique violins for sale presents each violin with an individual audio sound sample. Take a look at our special online offers of old 3/4 and 1/2 violins and various violin bows. Search our website for violins for sale by a special maker or origin by typing e. g. "Italian violin", "French violin", or "German violin" into the search box. Follow the link to see some of our sold violins. Each violin for sale from us has been competently worked over, set up and approved by Corilon violins qualified violin makers. Buy premium old violins online at Corilon old violin shop: each one in perfect condition, ready to play, with 30 days returns, trade guarantee and optional certificate.

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SALE French violin. Medio Fino violin, JTL Mirecourt, approx. 1940 - top
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The J.T.L. ateliers in Mirecourt offered the inexpensive “copie de Stradivarius” Viol ...

Inventory No.: 3554
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: J.T.L.
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx 1930
Price: 850.0 €

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Markneukirchen violin after Amati ca. 1900
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A well worn antique German handmade violin originating from the traditional violin ma ...

Inventory No.: 5139
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1910 circa
Price: 950.0 €

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Antique violin from Saxony, after Antonio Stradivari - top

This beautiful antique Violin with a surprisingly good sound and workmanship of antiq ...

Inventory No.: 5012
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1880
Price: 950.0 €

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Large old German violin after Maggini - top

This old German violin is a very attractive instrument that was built after the large ...

Inventory No.: 5018
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 950.0 €

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Lion's head violin from Saxony, approx. 1900

This antique Bohemian Violin is especially suitable for Irish and fiddle music, an in ...

Inventory No.: 5141
Provenance: Bohemia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.2 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 950.0 €

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Old violin from Saxony, approx. 1940  - top
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This German violin from the Markneukirchen region in Saxony is a good quality handmad ...

Inventory No.: 5024
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 990.0 €

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Old, 1920's Saxon violin, Markneukirchen, bright tones - top
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This luminous red-orange German violin was built approx. 1920 in an unknown workshop  ...

Inventory No.: 5148
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 990.0 €

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German-Bohemian violin, patterend after Klotz, approx. 1900 - table
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This old, attractively sounding old violin of Bohemia is a well preserved piece with  ...

Inventory No.: 5155
Provenance: Saxony-Bohemia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.2 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 990.0 €

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Excellent sounding modern Markneukirchen violin - top
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This 1940's German Violin with a recommendably powerful sound in the price range is a ...

Inventory No.: 5023
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: 1940 circa
Price: 990.0 €

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Charming antique French violin, Marque Apparut, 1936
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This charming French violin "Marque Apparut" is a beautiful antique instrument after  ...

Inventory No.: 5144
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: probably J.T.L.
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: 1936
Price: 1250.0 €

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German violin, Meinel & Herold - top

This good sounding German violin was probably made in the Meinel & Herold ateliers, i ...

Inventory No.: 4988
Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Meinel & Herold
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1940 circa
Price: 1400.0 €

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

Inventory No.: 5073
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.4 cm
Year: approx. 1880
Price: 1450.0 €

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Czech violin
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From the hands of a skilled violin maker comes this good Czech violin, made in the 19 ...

Inventory No.: 5112
Provenance: Czech Republic
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: approx. 1910
Price: 1500.0 €

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Old Markneukirchen violin, approx. 1900 - top view
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This fine quality handmade German 7/8 violin from Markneukirchen/Saxony was made arou ...

Inventory No.: 5116
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.1 cm
Year: approx. 1970
Price: 1600.0 €

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SALE: violin by Beare & Son, Beijing 1995 - spruce top

Crafted in the 1990's for the highly esteemed British company Beare & Son, this excel ...

Inventory No.: 4946
Provenance: Beijing
Maker: Beare & Son
Length of back: 35.4
Year: 1995
Price: 1800.0 €

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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.: A102
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.5 cm
Year: approx. 1850
Price: 1850.0 €

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Eduard Heidegger Linz violin - front view

This beautiful violin was made around 1920 in the Eduard Heidegger workshops in Linz, ...

Inventory No.: 5066
Provenance: Linz
Maker: Eduard Heidegger
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 1850.0 €

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Antique Mittenwald violin, ca. 1850 - top

This historic Southern German Mittenwald violin, which was crafted around 1880, is a  ...

Inventory No.: A105
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1880
Price: 1850.0 €

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Old J. T. L. violin, Mirecourt - top

This old French violin was made around 1900 in Mirecourt, it was made in the workshop ...

Inventory No.: 4885
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: J.T.L.
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: 1900 circa
Price: 2000.0 €

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Francois Pillement, 19th century French violin

This perfectly preserved antique French violin by Francois Pillement was made in Mire ...

Inventory No.: 4578
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Francois Pillement
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: Early 19th century
Price: 2000.0 €

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Antique violin, Markneukirchen

This truly uncommon antique violin was made in Saxony around 1900 and is decorated wi ...

Inventory No.: 5124
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 2000.0 €

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Violin - top

This interesting early 20th century violin labeled Anton Ostler refers to the work by ...

Inventory No.: 5140
Provenance: Unknown
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: early 20th century
Price: 2000.0 €

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Violin from Bohemia, Italian style approx. 1900 - top
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This beautiful and interesting Czech violin was crafted on a Ruggeri model in the 192 ...

Inventory No.: 5070
Provenance: Czechoslovakia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 2200.0 €

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Bavarian violin by Max Krauss, Landshut 1954. Two piece top of medium grained spruce.

This Bavarian violin was made in the workhop of Max Krauss, follower of Herrmann Krau ...

Inventory No.: 5037
Provenance: Landshut
Maker: Max Krauss
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1954
Price: 2300.0 €

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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: 2300.0 €

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Kurt Raabs violin
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This beautiful German violin by Kurt Raabs hails from the 1930's, a handmade Markneuk ...

Inventory No.: 5149
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Kurt Raabs
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1930 circa
Price: 2500.0 €

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Mittenwald violin, Neuner & Hornsteiner, approx. 1910 - top

There can be no doubt about the beauty and sophisticated sound of this antique Neuner ...

Inventory No.: A106
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Neuner & Hornsteiner
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: 1910 circa
Price: 2500.0 €

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New arrivals in our catalogue
  •  Fine master instrument from the Vogtland region, probably made by David Hopf Jr.
  • German violin after Giovanni Paolo Maggini, c.1880
  • Fine Viennese master violin, c.1910
  • Good Markneukirchen violin after Amati
  • Good sounding 1920's German violin. Warm, lovely tones
  • Old German 3/4 violin. After Stradivarius, dark tone
  • Fine Mittenwald violin by Max Hofmann, 1957
  • Violin from Saxony, approx. 1940 - powerful warm sound
  • Charming French violin, Marque Apparut,  made in 1936
  • 3/4 violin from Markneukirchen, 1920's. Clear strong tone
  • Attractive old German 3/4 violin. Saxony, 1930's, bright, radiant tone
  • Attractive antique Mittenwald violin, approx. 1900 - powerful sound
  • H. R. Pfretzschner violin bow, c.1930
  • French 3/4 violin bow. Ary France, Mirecourt
  • Violin of quality from Markneukirchen,. Kurt Raabs, 1930's
  • Modern Italian viola, Stefano Conia, Cremona 1985 (certificate Stefano Conia)
  • Contemporary Italian violin from the Otello Bignami school: Gianni Norcia, Bologna - concert master choice!
  • Older Markneukirchen violin, 1940's
  • Antique French 1/2 violin, J.T.L. Compagnon c.1880
  • Gold mounted violin bow. Markneukirchen c.1920
  • Victor Fétique. Fine French violin bow, approximately 1930 – round stick (certificate by J. F. Raffin)
  • Giuseppe Pedrazzini, fine Italian violin (certificate J. & A. Beare)
  • Historically interesting French violin, by René Bazin, Lille 1936
  • Italian 1/2 violin by Carlo di Citta, 1999