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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.

Infinite strings violin, "bench copy" - table view

This modern violin was built in approximately 2000 in China. The instrument is a soli ...

Inventory No.: 5291
Provenance: China
Maker: unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 2000
Price: 850.00 €

Audio sample

This German violin has a good sound in the price and quality range, the violin was ma ...

Inventory No.: 5240
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1940 circa
Price: 890.00 €

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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: 950.00 €

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violin
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This modern violin of quality is a beautiful handmade instrument of premium quality t ...

Inventory No.: 5296
Provenance: Unknown
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1980/1990
Price: 950.00 €

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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: 950.00 €

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Markneukirchen violin by August Clemens Glier

This beautiful antique Markneukirchen violin with a large and warm sound was made mor ...

Inventory No.: 5273
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: August Clemens Glier
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1900 circa
Price: 990.00 €

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Antique Saxon violin, circa 1920 - top
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This good sounding German violin was made in Saxony/Bohemia around 1920. It is a beau ...

Inventory No.: 5301
Provenance: Saxony
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: 1920 circa
Price: 990.00 €

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

This good, recommendable Mittenwald violin was handmade in the second half of the 20t ...

Inventory No.: 5153
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.0 cm
Year: approx. 1960
Price: 990.00 €

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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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Antique French 7/8 violin
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This French 7/8 violin is preserved in new condition, it still bears the original Lab ...

Inventory No.: 5253
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Laberte
Length of back: 34.8 cm
Year: approx. 1950
Price: 1,500.00 €

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Antique Bohemian violin - top

This very attractive old Czech violin features a matured, large and clear sound and a ...

Inventory No.: 5269
Provenance: Bohemia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.4 cm
Year: approx. 1880
Price: 1,750.00 €

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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.: 5305
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 1,850.00 €

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

Since 1858, the Mittenwald violin making school has taught its students the art of cr ...

Inventory No.: 5284
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Mittenwald violin-making school
Length of back: 35.5 cm
Year: 1936
Price: 2,000.00 €

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French Lutherie Artistique violin
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This French violin was built in the well-known violin making town of Mirecourt in the ...

Inventory No.: 5321
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Laberte
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Year: approx. 1930
Price: 2,000.00 €

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Dark, brilliant sound: modern Markneukirchen violin after Stradivari - Decke

This beautiful antique violin of quality was built by an unknown violin maker in Mark ...

Inventory No.: 5313
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: approx. 1910
Price: 2,200.00 €

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Violin, Czech, elegant Italian style - top

This beautiful old Czech violin, a c.1910 piece, blends its unmistakably Bohemian her ...

Inventory No.: 4985
Provenance: Bohemia
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1910 circa
Price: 2,200.00 €

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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: 2,300.00 €

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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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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: 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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Zierliche Klingenthaler Violine um 1850

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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Handsome 1920's French violin, Mirecourt, probably Laberte - violin table

This large and strikingly beautiful French violin of Mirecourt was made in Mirecourt  ...

Inventory No.: A102
Provenance: Mirecourt
Maker: Laberte-Magnie
Length of back: 36.8 cm
Year: approx. 1920
Price: 2,800.00 €

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Mittenwald violin, Johann Reiter 1961 - top

This violin with an outstanding sound was crafted in 1961 in Mittenwald, most presuma ...

Inventory No.: 3897
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: prob. Sandner workshop
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 1961
Price: 2,800.00 €

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Fine Viennese violin

This fine Viennese master violin was handcrafted in the 1910's. A most beautiful repl ...

Inventory No.: 5068
Provenance: Vienna
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 35.7 cm
Year: approx. 1910
Price: 3,000.00 €

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Italian violin  - Top

This good sounding Italian violin from Cremona bears Frassani's original label and br ...

Inventory No.: 5302
Provenance: Cremona
Maker: Francesco Frassani
Length of back: 35.8 cm
Year: 2006
Price: 3,000.00 €

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Neuner & Hornsteiner Mittenwald
Reserved

A beautiful Neuner & Hornsteiner violin, a Stradivarius model that has a warm, mature ...

Inventory No.: 5156
Provenance: Mittenwald
Maker: Neuner & Hornsteiner
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: approx. 1900
 

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Master violin

This remarkable old master violin is shrouded in mystery. Labeled with a facsimile la ...

Inventory No.: 5326
Provenance: Unknown
Maker: Unknown
Length of back: 36.1 cm
Year: approx. 1900
Price: 3,500.00 €

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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
  • Auguste Sébastien Philippe Bernardel (Bernardel Père): Fine violin No. 8, 1827 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler, Hamma & Co. Stuttgart)
  • WORKED OVER AND OPTIMIZED Italian violin, Raffaele Calace e figlio 1929 - violinist's recommendation!
  • Rare English violin by John Crowther, Holburn, London, 1788
  • WORKED OVER AND OPTIMIZED Georges Coné: Fine French violin no. 73. Lyon, 1937 - violinist's recommendation!
  • Contemporary Italian violin, Franco Albanelli workshop, 1997
  • Fine Hungarian Violin op. 13 by Alajos Werner, Budapest, 1910
  • 1930's French violin "Lutherie Artistique", Laberte
  • German 3/4 violin by Louis Dölling, Jr., Markneukirchen 1934
  • Modern violin of quality, handmade 1980/1990
  • Fine soloist violin by Nicolò Gagliano, 1762 (certificate J. & A. Beare)
  • Good French viola bow, probably Morizot workshop
  • Fine violin of the Thir circle / school, approx. 1750 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • WORKED OVER AND OPTIMIZED Josef Rieger, 1927: Old Mittenwald violin
  • Interesting old Master violin, approx. 1900 - violinist's recommendation!
  • Contemporary English violin, Elspeth Noble 1991 - Guarnerius model, Violinist's recommendation!
  • WORKED OVER AND OPTIMIZED 18th century violin, Franz Knitl, Freising, 1769
  • 3/4 - Neuner & Hornsteiner, 3/4 violin from Mittenwald
  • Recommendable German violin from Markneukirchen
  • WORKED OVER AND IMPROVED Mario Gadda violin modeled after Stefano Scarampella
  • K. Gerhard Penzel violin bow, silver, approx. 1960
  • SALE Contemporary Italian violin, Francesco Frassani, Cremona 2006 (certificate Frassani)
  • Modern Italian violin, probably Mario Gadda, Mantova
  • Cristiano Ferrazzi, Verona: Italian violin op. 120
  • Excellent 1960's Markneukirchen violin bow