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Turn signals - column unknown

I have a 6 wire steering column that I'm trying to figure out which wire is which.
The column doesn't have a hazard button and I can't seem to locate under the steering wheel a horn wire. So is it possible to have 6 wires just for blinkers?

I've tried to match up the colors but I can't seem to find a ford,gm, or other with the same colors.
Off the top of my head, white, orange, blue and 3 greens(2 lighter then the other)

If I switch the directional to the right, I can find 3 wires that have continuity. If I switch the directional to the left, I can find only 2 wires that have continuity.I tried to figure out on the right position to find a common that works with both the right and left with no luck.

The column came from ebay, its old! No tilt, chrome 1 1/2 pipe with some old school guts (switch)

Any suggestions? 6 wires for blinkers or would it be 5 and 1 possibly for a horn?

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old time wiring

Yankee or Everlasting turn signals switches used about the same wiring'

red wire goes to brake lite switch
orange to left taillite brake element(brighter)
brown to right taillite brake element(brighter)
green to front park , turn lite to brighter element wire ,,right side
yellow to front park , turn lite to brighter element wire ,,left side
black to flasher output
blue to flasher center terminal ( 3 wire flasher ) Had emergency flash system

hope this helps. When I did the 36 pontiac it didn't have an emergency flasher so i didn't use (blue)
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