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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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German FRAMUS violin, Bubenreuth approx. 1970 - top
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German violin, Bubenreuth, probably Framus 1970's

Inventory No.: 4868
Provenance: Bubenreuth
Maker: Framus
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1970
Price: 850.0 €

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Antique German violin, 1920's, Markneukirchen - table
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Antique German violin, 1920's, Markneukirchen

Inventory No.: 4653
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 950.0 €

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Old Mittenwald violin with a dark, clear tone, 1950's - top

Old, handmade Mittenwald orchestral violin, 1960's

Inventory No.: 4333
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Year: approx. 1960
Price: 950.0 €

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German violin from Markneukirchen, top
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Old German 1940's violin from Markneukirchen

Inventory No.: 4867
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 950.0 €

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Antique German Saxon violin with a bright, warm tone, c.1920 - top
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Antique German Saxon violin with a bright, warm tone, c.1920

Inventory No.: 4871
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1930
Price: 990.0 €

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

Inventory No.: 4721
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Neuner & Hornsteiner
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: 1910 circa
Price: 1500.0 €

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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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Atelier Albert Marissal, Lille: French violin No. 50B, 1948  - top
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Atelier Albert Marissal, Lille: French violin No. 50B, 1948

Inventory No.: 4666
Provenance: Lille
Maker: Atelier Albert Marissal
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1948
Price: 2000.0 €

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Antique Hopf violin of Klingenthal, approx. 1800 - spruce top
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Antique Hopf violin of Klingenthal, approx. 1840

Inventory No.: 4752
Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Hopf ateliers
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1840
Price: 2500.0 €

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Mittenwald violin by Neuner & Hornsteiner, 1929  - top
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Old Mittenwald violin by Neuner & Hornsteiner, Landolfi model, 1929

Inventory No.: 4549
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Neuner & Hornsteiner
Length of back: 35.5 cm
Year: 1929
Price: 2600.0 €

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Mirecourt violin, Couesnon approx. 1910 - top
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Couesnon, antique French Mirecourt violin, Mirecourt approx. 1910

Inventory No.: 4778
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Couesnon
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1910
Price: 2600.0 €

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Antique Mittenwald violin from the Mittenwald violin-making school, 1919 - top

Powerful Mittenwald violin from the Mittenwald violin-making school, 1960's

Inventory No.: A92
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Mittenwald violin-making school
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1960
Price: 2800.0 €

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New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Couesnon, antique French Mirecourt violin, Mirecourt approx. 1910
  • Charles Claudot "Le Marquis de lair", antique French violin, approx. 1850
  • Antique Hopf violin of Klingenthal, approx. 1840
  • WORKED OVER; SOUND SAMPLE: 18th century Markneukirchen viola, c.1780
  • WORKED OVER; NEW SOUND SAMPLE: Fine contemporary master violin, Wolfgang Schiele, Munich
  • Modern Italian viola, Stefano Conia, Cremona 1985 (certificate Stefano Conia)
  • WORKED OVER; NEW SOUND SAMPLE: French master violin No. 34 by Paul Hilaire, 1950
  • French "Rugginelli" violin, sold by Beare & Son, 1902
  • 3/4 - Fine French 3/4 violin, approx. 1910
  • Excellent French violin, Collin-Mézin (fils), 1947, "Le Victorieux", No. 120
  • Charles Nicolas Bazin: fine silver mounted violin bow, c.1885, after Lupot - noble, classy tone
  • Contemporary Italian violin, Gianni Norcia, Bologna
  • Giulio Cesare Gigli, fine 18th century Italian violin, approx. 1760 (certificate Etienne Vatelot)
  • TONALLY IMPROVED: Good Schönbach viola, Ferdinand Fischer, 1935
  • Cremonese master violin, Piergiuseppe Esposti, 1998 (certificate Piergiuseppe Esposti)
  • Fine Markneukirchen viola, Johann Christian Voigt II, 18th century
  • Modern Mittenwald viola, Matthias Klotz 1982
  • Fine Italian viola by Marcello Martinenghi, 1949 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • 1/2 - antique 19th century French 1/2 violin, c.1870
  • WORKED OVER AND TONALLY IMPROVED: Ernst Heinrich Roth, Markneukirchen, fine 1922 violin - Guarnerius model
  • Fine 18th century Mittenwald violin, petite and elegant, approx. 1780
  • Old Mittenwald violin, Josef Rieger, 1927
  • Ernst Heinrich Roth, old Bubenreuth violin from 1955, certificate
  • English viola by Alan McDougall