By Marlin firearms with the introduction of the 308 & 338 Express and the 450 Marlin. However the use of lever action carbines in pistol calibers has been around since their invention.
The use of long range bottleneck cartridges with pointy bullets (official technical term
) has been done by Winchester (1895), Browning (BLR), Savage (99),
I'm sure I'm missing some, but lever lovers have known about these for decades.
So I say "Welcome to the Club" the waters fine come on in.