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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.

Code Page 400 DPI

Complimentary image of the code page in 400 DPI resolution.

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There are numerous locations on this page to find micro writing examples and some are marked up for you, there are many more instances. I suggest you view this image in both B/W and negative views, irfanview,, is a free editor which you might find useful.


  1. no way it can be cracked without the "key." He wrote these letters down via a radio or phone call. He could not know what he writing until he got the cipher key which could have been in a book or at another location or wherever

  2. Thanks for the comment, will be back later with a response.