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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.

Saturday, 2 February 2019




                           High-Resolution Image sourced from Adelaide University.

Over the course of 70 years, literally hundreds of theories have been advanced on what the meaning of the torn piece could have been. From a sad tale of love lost and a spurned lover driven to suicide, to its use as an identification method between two espionage agents and so many more.

In this post, we will show yet another purpose but this time we provide proof.

Over at the Toms By Two blog, Pete Bowes has regularly questioned the purpose and it is something we have discussed. His view is that it is an ID piece, it was meant to match the torn out space in the copy of the ROK that was found. But of course, it didn't match and it could be that SM died because of that mismatch.

I agree with Pete to an extent but what if, instead of the shape of the piece matching the torn out shape, it matched something else that could only be found in the torn piece itself and would be known by only one other person, the person who he had arranged to meet that night.

In the following images, you will see some extraordinary sets of numbers and letters skilfully hidden within the form of each of the letters, some appear random but others appear to be very similar in format. What if the ID process was the marching of these similar formatted number sets?

What we now have is this:
1. Code page with proven micro-code 2. Verse 70 with proven micro-code
3. Torn piece with now proven micro-code


We can now say that these 3 items connect the Somerton Man, Alf Boxall, Jo Harkness and Major William Jestyn Moulds.

You will need to let your eyes have time to focus on the highlighted boxes, these codes have been designed to be concealed and in this case, they are faded. Just a matter of seconds will show the examples and you may see more.

Actual size of the torn piece as recovered from SM

Individual letter sizes are 5mm in height for the 'taller' letters and 3mm in height for the smaller letters. The width of the fonts is 1mm. Whilst some of the characters found within these letters measure between .2mm and .5mm, others are finer. These sizes are certainly achievable for a skilled person. 

Here are the first images of the torn piece for you to review:

This post will be updated with more images but as you can see, there are many examples of micro-coded letter and numbers. What could it all mean? Stay tuned! We're working on it.

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