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The Somerton Man Case. The body of a man found on an Australian beach close to a major Atomic Testing ground, he was probably poisoned, a copy of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and an unbroken Code page found and associated to him. Set against a Cold War background in 1948, was this man a spy? We think so and this blog focuses on the evidence that was left behind and in some cases missed, the Code page, Dry Cleaning numbers, A Poem and a small, torn piece of paper bearing the words TAMAM SHUD.

Sunday, 26 May 2013

SOMERTON MAN- Close Up Images of Code Page Micro Writing

In all there are 49 visible 'letters' of the code page that was found on the back of the copy of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam plus a 'crossed' out line, the two central lines and at the base of the code page is what is often referred to as a 'flourish'.

The story is that the SA Police went over what they saw under a UV light in an effort to better view the 'letters' of a code.

After examining this code page possibly hundreds of times and with more than 2000 images taken of different aspect of the page, it is puzzling why most of the Micro writing found on the page is visible to the naked eye, yet apparently not seen by the Police at the time. The reason I say that is, as you will see in the images below, that the traced marks made with a felt tip/.laundry marker exactly cover the micro writing.

Did the Police know what was there and what was the real purpose of the trace marks if they did know?

Here are some more examples of micro writing from the page and this time they are of the flourish at the base of the page.

In this first image of the approximate centre of the flourish you should be able to make out horizontal writing and numbers.

The height of these letters/numbers is in the .25 to .3mm range. Very small.
The image below is of the left end of the flourish as you look at it and there are clearly numbers to be seen.


This is an image of the right hand end of the flourish as you look at it and numbers can be made out in the upper and lower sections, the upper is highlighted.


There are many more examples on this code page and they will be added to the site over the coming weeks.

The next post will be an interesting find related to the probability that the Somerton Man took his own life, there are many followers who subscribe to that theory, in the next post there will be some valuable information on that issue.

https://www.change.org/petitions/solve-the-taman-shud-mystery-by-identifying-somerton-man

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