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.
http://imageshack.com/a/img922/1914/Lqd9oy.jpg
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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