I just received mine about an hour ago. I received an email confirmation on 9/20 at 12:13am with an expected ship by date of 9/24. I'm on the west coast, Southern California region.
YEP SAME HERE IN RANCHO CUCAMONGA CA DID MY ORDER 12 AM SEPT 20TH FOR MY GOLD 64 GB GOT IT THE 25 AT 1:30 NOON ON APPLE SITE, WAS QUITE FAST WAS TOLD OCT 2ND BUT NOPE!! THE 25TH SEPT.. US SO CALI ORDERS GOT LUCKY I GUESS LOL