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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 older violins with their mature, individual character are true companions in orchestra playing, chamber music and solo performance. Corilon violins online catalogue features unique antique violins that inspire the serious player with their delicate workmanship, selected wood and fine antique varnish. Beginners and advanced players alike appreciate older violins for their richness in tone and as a desirable alternative with a good investment value. Discover historic German, French and Italian violins for sale online, and view our special selections of small sized violins, fine violas, cellos and violin bows. You may search our website for details of violins for sale by a special maker origin or sound by typing e. g. "Italian violin", "warm sound", or "French violin" into the search box. Take a look at our helpful information on signs of quality and how to select an old violin. Corilon violins will be happy to suggest the best violins and suggest a suitable bow.

Fine German, French and Italian violins and master violins for sale at Corilon violins: each violin presented with an audio sound sample, 30 days returns, trade guarantee, optional certificate, professionally worked over and approved by our qualified violin makers. Follow the link to see some of the violins we have sold.

Student violin after Guarneri - top

This old German violin after Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesu is an excellent example for t ...

Inventory No.: 5056
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1950
Price: 890.0 €

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Lion head violin Saxony approx. 1900 - top
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This antique lion head violin is an instrument of well-played, antique beauty that wa ...

Inventory No.: 3559
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 890.0 €

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Violin after Stradivarius  - top
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This interesting antique German violin is a powerful and assertive Stradivarius model ...

Inventory No.: 5241
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 950.0 €

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Saxon violin, Markneukirchen, 1930 circa
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This instrument is an exceptionally attractive antique German violin made in the viol ...

Inventory No.: 5188
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1930
Price: 950.0 €

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Violin from Saxony, after Jacobus Stainer - top

This attractive old German violin is a successful Markneukichen/Saxony replica of a J ...

Inventory No.: 4388
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.5 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 950.0 €

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Meinel & Herold Klingenthal violin approx. 1950 - top
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This unlabeled violin is a quality instrument that was handcrafted approx. 1940 for t ...

Inventory No.: 5086
Provenance: Klingenthal
Maker: Meinel & Herold
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1940
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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French violin, probably J. T. L.

This good French violin was made in Mirecourt around 1910, a copy of J.B. Vuillaume a ...

Inventory No.: 3133
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: probably J. T. L.
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1910
Price: 950.0 €

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Mittenwald violin from the Bitterer workshops
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This beautiful old violin with a warm, powerful sound was in Germany, presumably in t ...

Inventory No.: 5239
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: probably Josef Bitterer Workshop
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: mid 20th century
Price: 990.0 €

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antique Czech/Bohemian violin, by Brandner Schönbach - top

This recommendable Czech violin by Joseph Brandner was handmade around 1910 in Schönb ...

Inventory No.: 4390
Provenance: Schönbach
Maker: Joh. Brandner
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1910 circa
Price: 990.0 €

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Conservatory violin, made in Germany

This good sounding "Conservatory violin" from Saxony in Germany is a highly recommend ...

Inventory No.: 5195
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

In the early 20th century around 1910 this violin was crafted by an unknown luthier i ...

Inventory No.: 4877
Provenance: Markneukirchen/Klingenthal
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1910
Price: 990.0 €

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Charming antique French violin, Marque Apparut, 1936

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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C. A. Götz violin, 1937 - top view
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The internationally esteemed studio of C. A. Götz in Wernitzgrün created this lovely  ...

Inventory No.: 5262
Provenance: Wernitzgrün
Maker: C. A. Götz
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1937
Price: 1250.0 €

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German violin, approx. 1950 - top view
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This beautiful old Markneukirchen violin was handmade in the 1950's, it is a nicely h ...

Inventory No.: 5217
Provenance: Germany
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: approx. 1950
Price: 1350.0 €

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Hermann Dölling jr.
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This old German violin is a superior quality instrument from the ateliers of Hermann  ...

Inventory No.: 5187
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Hermann Dölling jr.
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1910
Price: 1350.0 €

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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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Markneukirchen violin
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This outstanding Markneukirchen violin reflects German quality craftsmanship down to  ...

Inventory No.: 5232
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1940 circa
Price: 1500.0 €

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German oil varnished violin

This beautiful older German violin was built in the 1940's, a very beautiful and crac ...

Inventory No.: 5159
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.3 cm
Year: approx. 1940
Price: 1500.0 €

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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: 1500.0 €

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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 Mittenwald violin, J. A. Baader- top

This well played and tonally much recommendable Mittenwald violin by J.A. Baader No-. ...

Inventory No.: 5190
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: J. A. Baader
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1922
Price: 1850.0 €

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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 from Bohemia, Italian style approx. 1900 - top

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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Antique Mittenwald violin - front view
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This lovely antique Mittenwald violin was crafted in the violin making town of Mitten ...

Inventory No.: 5061
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 2200.0 €

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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: 2300.0 €

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Buy German, French and Italian instruments at Corilon violins


Corilon violins’ online catalogue presents a hand-selected collection of historic violins for sale; these instruments from Germany, France and Italy feature a wide range of different characteristics and date back to different periods. Carefully selected German, French and Italian violins, old violas, celli and top-quality bows full of personality and character are competently and lovingly restored by the specialists at our workshop for violin making and restoration in Munich.

New arrivals in our catalogue
  • SALE French violin,Charles Simonin, approx. 1860
  • Mario Gadda: Italian violin suitable for soloists, 1985 - radiant tone
  • NEW SOUND SAMPLE: Contemporary Markneukirchen master viola, Jochen Voigt, 1982, for soloists
  • Fine and excellent Cello bow. Copy of Eugene Sartory, Markneukirchen, 1910/1920
  • Antique violin. Modeled after Stradivarius approx. 1900
  • Markneukirchen violin by C. A. Götz, 1937
  • Old Markneukirchen 3/4 violin, c.1940
  • Old Markneukirchen violin with a warm sound, 1930's
  • Antique lion head violin from Saxony
  • SALE Fine antique French 3/4 sized violin, noble sound
  • Italian violin, Raffaele Calace e figlio 1929
  • German violin bow. Very good playing qualities
  • MARMA, silver violin bow after Sartory, approx. 1920
  • WORKED OVER AND IMPROVED: Old Italian violin, Stefano Caponetti (certificate Christian Lijsen)
  • Antique German violin after Stainer, c.1910
  • Contemporary English violin, Elspeth Noble 1991 - Guarnerius model
  • Fine 18th century violin, Klotz circle, approx. 1790 (certificate Hieronyms Köstler)
  • Contemporary Italian violin by Giovanni Lazzaro, Padua 1990
  • 18th century English violin, approx. 1760. Probably by James Preston
  • Cristiano Ferrazzi. Italian violin op. 120
  • Viennese master violin, c.1910
  • Giulio Cesare Gigli, fine 18th century Italian violin, approx. 1760 (certificate Etienne Vatelot)
  • Antique Mittenwald violin, Neuner & Hornsteiner, approx. 1900 (certificate C. Sprenger)
  • French violin. Probably J. T. L., after J. B. Vuillaume