Goldmine Gives Away More Than $8,000 In Prizes In Superfan Competition

Whether you’re a card-carrying member of the Kiss Army or have boxes
and boxes of Beatles memorabilia, we want to see your collection!
Goldmine magazine is offering music-lovers the chance to demonstrate
their dedication to collecting and compete for the title of Ultimate
Superfan and a grand-prize package worth more than $4,000. Ten other
contestants will also win prize packages; the total of all prizes being
offered is more than $8,000!

Contestants must submit an essay along with digital photos or video
clips demonstrating their claim to superfandom. The deadline for
entries is Aug. 15, 2009. Winners will be announced Sept. 15, 2009.

The Grand Prize winner will receive a new Spector Bass Guitar with case
from KScope Records and Spector Bass; a Ringo Starr autograph with
Certificate of Authenticity from Auction Outlet; a signed copy of Billy
Joel’s album The Stranger with Certificate of Authenticity from and more.

Ten First-Place winners, as well as the Grand-Prize winner, will
receive a set of nine Ben Harper vinyl albums from EMI/Capitol Music; a
$750 prize pack from SPV Records; a copy of “Lennon and McCartney:
Together Alone, A Critical Discography of Their Solo Work” from Jawbone
Press and more.

Other prize sponsors include Music Video Distributors, Streetlight
Records, Horizon Music, Mooreland Street Records,,
Arhoolie Records, JAM Records, Righteous Babe Records, Poobah, On the
Rock Books, Angel Air Records and Varese Sarabande Records.

For complete rules and prize lists, and to enter online, visit

Karen Knapstein

About Karen Knapstein

Karen Knapstein is the editor of Antique Trader magazine. A lifelong collector and student of antiques, she has written dozens of articles on vintage collectibles and their historical context. She lives in Wisconsin with her husband, Joseph, and daughter, Faye. She can be reached at