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Artist Maurice Codner used a different uniform in his finished work.<br />
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Fit for a King - George VI th RAF dress jacket.<br />
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One of King George VI's RAF uniform's has emerged for auction and is tipped to sell for £6,000.<br />
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The King was due to wear this khaki service dress jacket, which is inscribed in ink with 'H.M The King, Feb 1940', for a full-length portrait in 1951, just one year before his untimely death.<br />
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However, there was a late change of plan and he wore a different uniform instead from the selection he had brought along on the day.<br />
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Following the sitting, the artist, Maurice Codner, was gifted the jacket by Queen Elizabeth II's father and 66 years later his family have decided to put it up for auction.