Yesterday at one of my best thrift sources, I picked up these skeins of wool. They are made in Great Britain: P&B Brand Beehive Tapestry Wool, and here's the groovy part in case you can't make out the label -- they are war time production. What war? World War II, when many things were rationed in England, including clothing and the fabrics and notions needed to make it.
"War time production. Use double for pre-war thickness." Such an interesting find! And I paid a vintage price, too -- only $2 for three skeins.