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[[Image:Abra.jpg|thumb|right|Abra Vol. 1 No. 1]]
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{{Infobox Magazine|
[[Abracadabra]] (Widely known as just Abra) is a weekly magic magazine  
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  title          =  Abracadabra |
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  image_file = Abra.jpg |  
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  image_caption = ''Vol. 1 No. 1''|
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  editors        = [[Goodliffe]](1946-1980)<br />
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[[Walt Lees]] |
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  frequency      = Weekly|
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  firstdate      = 1946 |
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  finaldate      = 2009 |
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  country        = England|
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  language      = English |
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  total = 3,296
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[[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.
 
published in the UK that ran for a total of just over 63 years.
  
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The final editor was [[Walt Lees]] when a deal to pass the publication to an independent magical enthusiast and entrepreneur fell through in 2009. On March 29, 2009 the last issue (No. 3,296) was published.
 
The final editor was [[Walt Lees]] when a deal to pass the publication to an independent magical enthusiast and entrepreneur fell through in 2009. On March 29, 2009 the last issue (No. 3,296) was published.
  
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== References ==
 
== References ==
[http://itricks.com/news/?p=7497 Abra Magazine Passes to New Hands after 63 Years by itrics.com]
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[http://itricks.com/news/?p=7497 Abra Magazine Passes to New Hands after 63 Years by itricks.com]
 
[[Category:Periodicals]]
 
[[Category:Periodicals]]

Revision as of 23:01, 23 January 2010

Abracadabra
Abra.jpg
Vol. 1 No. 1
EditorsGoodliffe(1946-1980)
Walt Lees
FrequencyWeekly
First issue1946
Final issue2009
CountryEngland
LanguageEnglish
Total issues3,296
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. Goodliffe successfully maintained the weekly magazine until his death near the end of 1980, afterward his family continued the business.

In 1984, ownership passed to the Davenport family, magic dealers of London.

The final editor was Walt Lees when a deal to pass the publication to an independent magical enthusiast and entrepreneur fell through in 2009. On March 29, 2009 the last issue (No. 3,296) was published.

References

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