... in which there's no trestle bracing but just one single post under the bridge. From looking into the soundhole, I always thought it was on the bass side ... but that don't matter here. Removing plies it would be here ... which may be even worse ... as the outer layers may be something different than the inner ones, due to resistance against wear and the like. They also may be identical, I don't know. I wouldn't do because I now can't afford losing a guitar of that value without this being a real impact, but whoever can, I won't judge.