As if any further proof were necessary that Apple will announce an iPad Mini soon, you can already buy iPad Mini accessories (wholesale) at Chinese site Alibaba.
Chinese wholesalers also put iPhone 5 cases up for sale in advance of that product's official announcement.
It's tempting to think that these photos of full-size iPad accessories. Who would know the difference? But the image below shows that they are likely genuine. The bottom of the standard iPad 3 has only the 30 pin Apple dock connector, but the cut-out on at least one of the cases is much larger, matching that of the bottom of the iPad Mini in leaked photos.