Private Frazer’s Doomed Magazines

October 14, 2013

Punctured Bicycle

Filed under: closures,consumer magazines — privatefraser @ 8:46 am
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The wheel has come off Privateer magazine, the mountain-biking brother to Rouleur, with the announcement that issue 18 will be the last.

Privateer had a hefty – nine English poonds! – cover price, hoping that the market would pay top dollar for high-end production, a non-standard format and limited adverts (see “The Golden Age of Magazines” passim).

It wouldn’t.

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