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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.

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Somerton Man: Verse 70 part 2.

Verse 70 Part 2.

Super Enlargements.

These are visible with the naked eye and without any digital enhancement apart from properly enlarging the image.

The Dash. Here you can make out the string of numbers beginning with the letter X on the far left, the cut off between the lighter and darker areas of the dash is quite pronounced. The dash shown here appears between the words 'swore - but'. The tail end of the letter 'b' shows microcode as does the upstroke proper.

All is learning. or so an ancient Chinse proverb tells us. I certainly agree with that statement and would add that lifelong learning keeps the mind sharp. Michel Angelo when in his 80s said the famous word, 'Ancora Imparo', I am still learning, and thus it is that this blog keeps adding and building on previous work as I continue to learn.

My most recent lesson this week is the discovery of an amazing software tool called Ben Vista Photo Zoom 6. You can, and, hopefully, will download a trial copy here.

With this tool, you can successfully enlarge a copy of Verse 70 to a point at which you can make out microcode in the letters of the wording. In other words, no processing needed apart from using the tool to enlarge the subject. The next stage is to use the bleaching process which will isolate the microcode details even further.

Here are some more examples:

The words above are from the last line in Verse 70, 'My threadbare...' The highlighted areas show strings of numbers with some letters

From line 1, 'Repentence...' The highlighted areas again show microcode and in some cases the letters/numbers extend out and over the line of the larger letters. You may also see what could be extended pencil strokes.

Finally, from the last two lines the letter 's' from spring and the 'P' from Penitence, microcode showing in both within the highlighted areas.

Friday, 22 April 2016

Somerton Man: Breakthrough Verse 70 Microcode revealed, Amazing close up images...


Close up images, bleached and contrast adjusted, each marked up area contains visible microcode, the code consists of letters and numbers. Take your time and browse through the collection of microcode images shown in this post. They really are a major breakthrough. Those that have followed other paths and that have dismissed the work done here to date will now have to rethink their positions.

It is acknowledged that many people have put a lot of time and effort into pursuing historical information based on the people associated with the case, that work has not been wasted, it needs to be reviewed in the light of the evidence presented here.

My opinion is that the Verse 70 shown here, was used as a training exercise for Jestyn and possibly the Musgraves. Alf Boxall could well have been the trainer and was most certainly familiar with SOE secret communication methods, specifically, Ink H. That makes him an Intelligence operative and by association so was Jestyn and so was SM.

Image from the Fez Lady showing a string of numbers, but as you will see as you work down this page, that is just the beginning.

The number 70 at the bottom left and immediately above, shows a set of numbers which were put there by Alf Boxall thus proving that he was involved in the process. It also directly relates to the discovery of the Rubaiyat which contained more microcode concealed within the so-called, 'code page' as indeed does the torn piece containing the words Tamam Shud.

Now we clearly have Alf, Jestyn and The Somerton Man connected by virtue of the discovery of this microcode.

More examples below of what is amazing expertise being displayed by whoever wrote the microcode, some of the images are a little blurred for which I apologise! There is quite a collection as you can see but I have to tell you that this not all there is. There many more of these Verse 70 Images and when I get chance I will organise this into a better format/gallery, by clicking on the images, many of them will appear in a larger format.

For all my fellow followers and contributors to Pete Bowes 'Toms by Two' blog, I hope that these images will display well on your screens! Any feedback you have is always very welcome and would be appreciated.

And for all those that doubted the existence of microcode in this case, I can understand the scepticism but the evidence is in and it is time now to put those doubts and scepticism behind. Getting to this information was simply a matter of using the bleaching method and then some basic image sharpening. More than happy to answer any questions related to the recovery methods used.

To my knowledge, whilst references are made in various books and manuals to this kind of clandestine communication method, the images presented on this blog are the first publicly viewable examples.

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Somerton Man: Verse 70 Hidden in Plain Sight

Verse 70
Hi-Resolution Enlargement

The image above shows a number of the words and individual letters from Verse 70 of the Rubaiyat that Jestyn apparently gave to Alf Boxall.

There are no adjustments that have been made to this image, what you see is a simple enlargement of the original image.

You will need to look very closely at the markings within the individual letters indicated by the arrows. What you are seeing is a classic example of code hidden in plain sight.

When you examine them carefully, you will see that some of the letters and numbers that are shown overlap the edge of the pen strokes, it has been expertly executed with characters ranging between .25 mm and .6 mm in height.

Every word in this verse including the dash on line 2, contains microcode. The code is typified by being a slightly darker colour than the pen strokes.

Whilst there is no doubt in my mind that this is microcode. Because we are dealing with an old document, we can improve the appearance of the code by processing the wording/letters and the method I use is bleaching. I will post a short video clip this coming weekend that will show the steps involved. It is very straightforward and it does provide a far better view.

You can download this image by right-clicking on it. You can view it on screen or you can print it out and if printing, remember to select the best quality option from your printer settings.

A last quick point, the darker part of the dash that you see near the top of the image also contains code, what is really cute about it is that the code has been written upside down, whereas the code in the lighter part of the dash is written upright. That made me smile :) It also serves to confirm that this is the real deal.