American inventor and businessman. He is best known for founding the Lear Jet Corporation, a manufacturer of business jets. He also invented the battery eliminator for the B battery, and developed the 8-track cartridge, an audio tape system which was widely used in the 1960s and 1970s.
8×10 black & white portrait photo of Lear signed and inscribed to his wife, Moya Lear. They referred to each other as Mom and Dad: “Mom, I love you, I love you, Love, Dad 4/16/61”
One of the more odd signed items we’ve handled!