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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.

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Somerton Man: New Close up images, UV light reveals far more information...


UV Light on Code Page Letters Reveal More 

Letters and Numbers



Some brand new images using a better UV light source, more below:


The image above shows some interesting background/faded letters and numbers. Note that inside the lower part of the letter G there appears to be a slightly curved word, hard to make out.


Within the shape of the R and G you can see small letters and numbers, the top of the G is reasonably clear.

Even the 'crossed' lines conatin micro numbers. There is more work to do on the latest batch but I hope you can make out the letters and numbers even though they are a little shaded. The letter 'I' at the bottom of the image above has some good examples as does the the stroke through the 'Q'.

It is only a question of time before we get every letter and it's contents improved and more visible.

An interesting development with the 'crossed out' second line, it looks as though it may not have been crossed out but placed there earlier and then written over. More to do and will post on that next.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hi Gordon, On image #4-the letter Q seems to have a straight blue line (on the RHS)-Clive

Gordon332 said...

Not seeing that on my screen Clive? Can you be more specific please? I see a feint outline which follows the curve of the Q on the right.

Anonymous said...

Hi Gordon, Follow the crossbar of the letter 'A' to the curve of the letter 'Q', follow the curve towards the RHS. It looks like a small straight line rising vertically. Or, if you look at "Numbers and Letters" wording-draw a straight line upwards from the second 'T' & second 'E' in the word "Letters"-Clive

Gordon332 said...

Thanks Clive, will examine that. Massive numbers following this discussion. Important issue.