What is this marking

December 8, 2017, 8:14 PM · So I have a marking right under the fingerboard where it connects to the neck and I have always wondered what it was for but never really bothered to ask until now. The marking has always been there since I got the violin and have yet to see anyone else have one.
If anyone knows anything about this or has any theories as to what it may be please post.
Thx in advance.

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December 8, 2017, 8:18 PM · One of my violins has similar marking. As I read it on mine, it looks like a '4' which could mean 4/4 size, perhaps for convenience when building violins in a workshop.

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