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[[Image:Abra.jpg|thumb|right|Abra Vol. 1 No. 1]]
 
[[Image:Abra.jpg|thumb|right|Abra Vol. 1 No. 1]]
 
[[Abracadabra]] (Widely known as just Abra) is a weekly magic magazine  
 
[[Abracadabra]] (Widely known as just Abra) is a weekly magic magazine  
published in the UK.
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published in the UK that ran for a total of just over 63 years.
  
It started on February 2, 1946 by [[Goodliffe]] Publications and has continued to this day.
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Abra started on February 2, 1946 by [[Goodliffe]] Publications. In 1984, ownership passed to the Davenport family. A deal to pass the publication to an independent magical enthusiast and entrepreneur fell through and on March 29, 2009 the last issue (No. 3296) was published.
 
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In 1984, ownership passed to the Davenport family. A deal with an independent magical enthusiast and entrepreneur, fell through and March 29, 2009 was their last issue.
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
[http://itricks.com/news/?p=7497 Abra Magazine Passes to New Hands after 63 Years by itrics.com]
 
[http://itricks.com/news/?p=7497 Abra Magazine Passes to New Hands after 63 Years by itrics.com]
 
[[Category:Periodicals]]
 
[[Category:Periodicals]]

Revision as of 14:50, 30 March 2009

Abra Vol. 1 No. 1

Abracadabra (Widely known as just Abra) is a weekly magic magazine published in the UK that ran for a total of just over 63 years.

Abra started on February 2, 1946 by Goodliffe Publications. In 1984, ownership passed to the Davenport family. A deal to pass the publication to an independent magical enthusiast and entrepreneur fell through and on March 29, 2009 the last issue (No. 3296) was published.

References

Abra Magazine Passes to New Hands after 63 Years by itrics.com