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Violins and fine violins

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 catalogue features unique antique German, French and Italian violins and master violins that inspire the serious player with their delicate tone and workmanship, selected tonewoods and fine antique varnish. Advanced and professional players alike appreciate our old and antique violins for their richness in tone, and as a desirable alternative with a stable and good investment value. Buy and try our premium quality antique violins online at Corilon violins, and browse our special online selections of old children's violins. The "Bows" section features our attractive selection of various violin bows. Search our website for instruments of a special maker or origin by typing e. g. "Italian violin", "French violin", or "German violin" into the search box. Buy and try Corilon violins premium selection of old and antique violins online: each one selected for quality and condition, professionally restored by the qualified violin makers at Corilon and made ready to play.

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Old German violin, ca. 1930 - top
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Old German violin, Saxony, approx. 1930

Inventory No.: 3974
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1930
Price: 890.0 €

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German violin from Markneukirchen, top

Old German 1940's violin from Markneukirchen

Inventory No.: 4312
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 890.0 €

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German Violin made in the French style, Saxony, circa 1910 - top
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German Violin made in the French style, Saxony, circa 1910

Inventory No.: 4423
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: 1910 circa
Price: 900.0 €

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Charming antique French violin after Antonio Stradivari - top view
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Charming antique French violin after Antonio Stradivari

Inventory No.: 4788
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: probably J.T.L.
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1910
Price: 950.0 €

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French violin from Mirecourt, approx. 1930 - top

French violin from Mirecourt, approx. 1950

Inventory No.: 4735
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.5 cm
Year: approx. 1950
Price: 950.0 €

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J. K. Edson, English violin, 1987 - top
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English violin No. 9 by Joseph K. Edson

Inventory No.: 4861
Provenance: Sidmouth
Maker: Joseph K. Edson
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: 1987
Price: 950.0 €

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Old French "Breton" violin of Mirecourt - JTL oder Laberte - top
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Old French "Breton" violin of Mirecourt - JTL oder Laberte

Inventory No.: 4785
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: JTL or Laberte
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1910 circa
Price: 990.0 €

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Antique 20th century German violin - top
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Recommendable antique Markneukirchen violin with a dark, brilliant sound

Inventory No.: 4757
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 990.0 €

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Saxon violin after Stainer, approx. 1900 - top
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Antique German violin after Stainer

Inventory No.: 4470
Provenance: Markneukirchen/Klingenthal
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1910
Price: 990.0 €

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German-Bohemian violin, patterend after Klotz, approx. 1900 - table
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German-Bohemian violin, patterend after Klotz, approx. 1900

Inventory No.: 3736
Provenance: Saxony-Bohemia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.2 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 990.0 €

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Mittenwald violin 1930 - top
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Powerful old Mittenwald violin, 1920'ies

Inventory No.: 4845
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 1350.0 €

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Modern handmade European violin, probably Czech or Hungarian, table

Modern violin made in the French style, probably Czech or Hungarian

Inventory No.: 4577
Provenance: Czech Republic / Hungary
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1980
Price: 1500.0 €

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New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Roger Lotte: French viola bow, Mirecourt
  • 3/4 - old German 3/4 violin after Stradivarius, dark tone
  • 3/4 - Old German violin after Jacobus Stainer, clear strong tone
  • Outstanding antique French violin, approx. 1880, large, warm tone
  • Fine French Paris master violin, Georges Defat, No. 87, 1942
  • Excellent French violin bow, Mirecourt approx. 1920
  • TONALLY OPTIMIZED: Interesting Southern Italian violin, early 20th century
  • 3/4 - antique French 3/4 violin, probably by JTL
  • Old German violin bow Markneukirchen, Mathias Thomä
  • 3/4 - antique French 3/4 violin, Mansuy
  • Old French violin bow, J.T.L. "Sarasate maitre" model
  • 3/4 - warm and resonant sounding French 3/4 violin
  • Roger François Lotte, fine French violin bow (certificate J.F. Raffin)
  • Elegant Italian violin, Luigi Vistoli, Lugo 1943 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Elegant old Markneukirchen violin, 1940's, oil varnished
  • Old French violin, atelier Albert Deblaye, approx. 1920
  • Contemporary Italian violin, Cremona, Renato Superti (certificate Stefano Conia)
  • Lightweight, softish violin bow, silver mounted, Germany
  • Fine French master violin, Daniel Moinel, Paris, 1960's
  • Probably English violin bow, silver mounted, Hill model
  • Markneukirchen violin bow, bright, clear sound, lightweight
  • Albert Nürnberger: Powerful silver mounted violin bow
  • Fine Italian viola by Marcello Martinenghi, 1949 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • German master viola No. 19, Klaus Schlegel, Erlbach / Markneukirchen