C. Sharps' Patent Breech-Loading and Self-Priming Rifle, Carbine, Shot Gun, and Pistol, Manufactured and sold by Sharps' Rifle Manufacturing Company, at Hartford, Connecticut. This advertisement explained how the rifle was loaded and primed. It included testimonials from various users. The flyer also included one drawing of the rifle and an illustration for making and loading shot cartridges.
Kansas Historical Society
Sharps' Rifle Manufacturing Company, Advertisement - p. 3