Page Button Auctions is proud to be a family company operating for over 120 years
Phil McBride has thirty years of experience as an auctioneer and appraiser. He was raised in the auction business and continues this family tradition. His appreciation of fine art and antiques carries into the button realm, one of his specialties. He is a graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Institute at Indiana University and a past member of the National and New York State Auctioneers Association and the Independent Appraisers Association. Phil has appeared on Antiques Roadshow and has done consulting for several museums and international auction houses.
Margaret McBride is fascinated by the history, the vast topics and array of materials.... all on buttons! She is the one behind the scenes coordinating the auctions and collections. Margaret is an active member of several local and state button clubs as well as the National Button Society.
Whitney McBride grew up in the button world and auction business. She has a BFA in Costume Design and Art History from DePaul University in Chicago. Whitney's experiences as a designer, history teacher and now docent at the Wichita Art Museum all contribute to her unique perspective at Page Button Auctions.